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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
After witnessing a brutal murder, young Amish boy Samuel (Lukas Haas) and his mother Rachel (Kelly McGillis) seek protection from police officer John Book (Harrison Ford). When Book uncovers evidence of police corruption involving narcotics lieutenant James McFee (Danny Glover), Book must take Rachel and Samuel, and flee to the Amish countryside where Rachel grew up. There, immersed in Amish culture and tradition, Book and Rachel begin a cautious romance.

Cast: Harrison Ford , Kelly McGillis , Alexander Godunov , Josef Sommer , Lukas Haas , Jan Rubes , Danny Glover , Patti LuPone

Director: Peter Weir

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Witness (1985)

Release Date: February 8th, 1985|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • The new movie eloquently dramatizes the unusual cultural conflicts between contemporary, violent urban life and an archaic rural community with pacifist convictions. [08 Feb 1985] show more

  • This is, first of all, an electrifying and poignant love story....And it is also one hell of a thriller. show more

  • Sure-footed thriller, beautifully photographed, with Ford's best performance thus far. show more

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