Witness

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Paramount Pictures Corp. :
Pub. Date:
c2005.
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English
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In Peter Weir's thriller Witness, Samuel (Lukas Haas), a young Amish boy, witnesses a murder in the restroom of a Philadelphia bus station. Harrison Ford stars as John Book, the police detective investigating the murder. When Book discovers that the crime was part of a conspiracy involving several officials in his department, he flees Philadelphia to the Amish community where Samuel lives with his widowed mother, Rachel (Kelly McGillis). Slowly assimilating himself into the Amish community, Book eventually finds himself falling in love with Rachel in the midst of his investigation. Eventually, the corrupt police track Book down, and he is forced to confront them, while also trying to protect Rachel and Samuel. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi
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auth_author2 Feldman, Edward S., 1929-, Ford, Harrison, 1942-, Glover, Danny., Godunov, Alexander, 1949-1995., Haas, Lukas, 1976-, Jarre, Maurice., Jennings, Brent., Kelley, William, 1929-, LuPone, Patti., McGillis, Kelly, 1957-, Rubeš, Jan, 1920-2009., Seale, John, 1942-, Sommer, M. Josef., Wallace, Earl W., Wallace, Pamela., Weir, Peter, 1944-
author2-role Feldman, Edward S.,1929-, Ford, Harrison,1942-, Glover, Danny., Godunov, Alexander,1949-1995., Haas, Lukas,1976-, Jarre, Maurice., Jennings, Brent., Kelley, William,1929-, LuPone, Patti., McGillis, Kelly,1957-, Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), Paramount Pictures Corporation., Rubeš, Jan,1920-2009., Seale, John,1942-, Sommer, M. Josef., Wallace, Earl W., Wallace, Pamela., Weir, Peter,1944-
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display_description 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.
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subject_facet Amish -- Social life and customs -- Drama, Child witnesses -- Pennsylvania -- Drama, Detective and mystery films, Feature films, Fiction films, Homicide investigation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Drama, Police corruption -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Drama, Police films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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title_full Witness [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents ; an Edward S. Feldman production ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir
title_short Witness
topic_facet Amish, Child witnesses, Homicide investigation, Police corruption, Social life and customs, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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