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Witness [videorecording] / 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.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Homicide investigation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Drama.
Amish -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Crime films.
Police films.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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.
Participant:
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Alexander Godunov, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings, Jan Rubes, Viggo Mortensen.
Credits:
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.
Contributor:
Weir, Peter, 1944- , Director
Feldman, Edward S., 1929- , Producer
Wallace, Earl W. , Screenwriter
Wallace, Pamela. , Screenwriter
Kelley, William, 1929- , Screenwriter
Ford, Harrison, 1942- , Actor
Godunov, Alexander. , Actor
Rubes, Jan. , Actor
McGillis, Kelly, 1958- , Actor
Sommer, M. Josef. , Actor
Glover, Danny. , Actor
Jennings, Brent. , Actor
Mortensen, Viggo, 1958- , Actor
Haas, Lukas, 1976- , Actor
Jarre, Maurice. , Composer
Paramount Pictures Corporation. , Producer
Paramount Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Publisher no.:
1736 Paramount Home Video