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Title Witness [(DVD) videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents an Edward S. Feldman production ; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir.

Publication Info. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [1999]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F WIT    DUE 01-25-21
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F WIT    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Widescreen DVD collection.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include: interactive menus ; scene selections ; theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir.
Credits Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings.
Event Filmed on location in Lancaster County and Philadelphia, Pa.
Summary When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, Widescreen format; Dolby surround or 5.1 surround.
Language English and French language soundtracks ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Academy Awards: Best screenplay, Best film editing.
Subject Homicide investigation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Police corruption -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Child witnesses -- Pennsylvania -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Amish -- Social life and customs -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Detective and mystery films -- Videodiscs.
Feature films -- Videodiscs.
Films for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Weir, Peter, 1944- director.
Feldman, Edward S., 1929- producer.
Bombyk, David, producer.
Kelley, William, 1929- screenwriter, author.
Wallace, Pamela, author.
Wallace, Earl W., screenwriter, author.
Ford, Harrison, 1942- actor.
McGillis, Kelly, 1957- actor.
Sommer, M. Josef, actor.
Haas, Lukas, 1976- actor.
Rubes, Jan, actor.
Godunov, Alexander, actor.
Seale, John, 1942- photographer.
Noble, Thom, film editor.
Jarre, Maurice, composer.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN 079215553X
Standard No. 097360173673
Music No. 017367 Paramount
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