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Witness (1985)
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VHS PN1997 .W5825 1998
Title:
Witness
Originally produced:
1985
Format:
VHS
Summary:
While traveling with his recently widowed mother Rachel Lapp, a young Amish boy, Samuel, witnesses the murder of an undercover cop in the Philadelphia train station men's room. Questioned by police detective John Book, Samuel identifies a cop as the murderer. Corrupt police pursue John who hides out with Samuel's family in Pennsylvania's Amish community.
Credits:
Paramount Pictures ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley.
Publication:
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Video, 1985, c1985.
Languages:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 VHS (112 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Director(s):
Weir, Peter
Screenwriter(s):
Wallace, Earl W
Wallace, Pamela
Kelley, William
Producer(s):
Feldman, Edward S.
Cast:
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Alexander Godunov, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings, Jan Rubes, Viggo Mortensen.
Production:
Photography, John Seale ; editing, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre ; story by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
VHS; Dolby surround.
Subjects:
Homicide investigation Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama.
Amish Social life and customs Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Crime films.
Police films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Genre: Crime films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Police films
Genre: Romance films
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Witness
Director: Weir, Peter
Actor: Ford, Harrison
Actor: Glover, Danny
Actor: Godunov, Alexander
Actor: Haas, Lukas
Musical score composer: Jarre, Maurice
Production studio: Paramount Pictures Corporation
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action