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Witness / Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir.

Feldman, Edward S., 1929- (film producer.). Wallace, Earl W., (screenwriter.). Kelley, William, 1929- (screenwriter.). Weir, Peter, 1944- (film director.). Ford, Harrison, 1942- (actor.). McGillis, Kelly, 1957- (actor.). Sommer, M. Josef, (actor.). Haas, Lukas, 1976- (actor.). RubeŇ°, Jan, 1920-2009 (actor.). Godunov, Alexander, 1949-1995 (actor.). LuPone, Patti, (actor.). Glover, Danny, (actor.). Jennings, Brent, (actor.). Seale, John, 1942- (director of photography.). Noble, Thom, (editor of moving image work.). Jarre, Maurice, (composer (expression)). Jolley, Stan, 1926- (production designer.). Paramount Pictures Corporation, (presenter,, publisher.). Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings. (Cast).

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  • 13 of 15 copies available at Bibliomation.
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Rowayton Library DVD WIT (Text to phone) 33625112562728 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown DVD WIT (Text to phone) 34014133699679 Adult DVD In transit -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe DVD P-W (Text to phone) 34026101146145 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington DVD WIT (Text to phone) 34055103586297 Adult DVD Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven DVD WIT (Text to phone) 31953001576969 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield DVD WIT (R) 3045 (Text to phone) 32518107122684 Adult DVD Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding DVD THRILLER (Text to phone) 33620108055225 DVD Available -
Milford Public Library WITNESS (Text to phone) 34013076880957 Adult Fiction DVD Checked out 04/01/2020
Plumb Memorial Library - Huntington Branch DVD DRAMA WIT (Text to phone) 34025138442204 Adult DVD Available -
Putnam Public Library WIT (Text to phone) 33610142790648 Adult DVD Available -
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General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Some Paramount titles also distributed by Warner Home Video.
Special features: Between two worlds: the making of witness [5-part documentary] (20 min.); Deleted scene [from TV broadcast] (4 min.); TV spots (min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min); Previews (5 min.).
In English with optional dubbed French dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Winner, 1986 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing: Thom Noble; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Earl W. Wallace (screenplay/story) William Kelley (screenplay/story) Pamela Wallace (story); BAFTA Film Awards 1986, Best Score: Maurice Jarre
Formatted Contents Note: Funeral rites -- Journey -- Material witness -- John Book -- Positive I.D. -- Watch your back -- Gun of the hand -- Plain John -- Honest work -- Breaking the rules -- Barn raising -- Storm -- Lost the meaning -- Twilight -- It's over -- Be careful among the English -- End credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Thom Noble ; music composed by Maurice Jarre ; production designer, Stan Jolley.
Participant or Performer Note: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings.
Summary, etc.: Shortly after the death of her husband, Amish woman Rachel Lapp takes her son Samuel on a trip to Philadelphia. While in the train station washroom, Samuel sees two men savagely murder a third. Philadelphia detective John Book discovers that people within the police force were involved, and is assigned to escort Rachel and Samuel back home, protecting the boy until the trial. Book blends in with the Amish community, but the corrupt cops Book has exposed are determined to keep their secret, and they come looking for Samuel--to silence him for good.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated R.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround; widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Language Note:
In English with optional dubbed French dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Winner, 1986 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing: Thom Noble; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Earl W. Wallace (screenplay/story) William Kelley (screenplay/story) Pamela Wallace (story); BAFTA Film Awards 1986, Best Score: Maurice Jarre
Subject: Homicide investigation Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama
Police corruption Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama
Child witnesses Pennsylvania Drama
Amish Social life and customs Drama
Amish Social life and customs
Child witnesses
Homicide investigation
Police corruption
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Philadelphia
Genre: Feature films -- United States.
Police films.
Detective and mystery films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Detective and mystery films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Police films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Mystery films.
Suspense films.
Feature films.
Police films.
Detective and mystery films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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