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Witness / 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.

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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Series Information

Widescreen DVD collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD DRAMA WIT (Text) 34304000327888 Closed Stacks Available -
Dunkirk PL - Dunkirk DVD DRA WIT (Text) 76381000071755 DVD Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City A/DVD WIT (Text) 76051000159300 DVD/Adult Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD WITNESS (Text) 39206019424587 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Witness (Text) 78292000367248 Drama DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 079215553X
  • ISBN: 0792161882
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen format.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include: interactive menus ; scene selections ; theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Participant or Performer Note:
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed on location in Lancaster County and Philadelphia, Pa.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English (Dolby surround or 5.1 surround) and French (Dolby surround) language soundtracks ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards: Best screenplay, Best film editing.
Subject: Homicide investigation > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Police corruption > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Child witnesses > Pennsylvania > Drama.
Amish > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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