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The Resource Witness, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

Witness, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

Label
Witness
Title
Witness
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
Summary
When a young Amish woman and her son become involved in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior is the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who must find refuge with them in the non-violent world of their Pennsylvania Amish community
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1986: Best screenplay, Best film editing
Cataloging source
NHM
Characteristic
videorecording
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Witness (Motion picture : 1985)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; production designer, Stan Jolley ; editor, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre
Date time place
Filmed on location in Lancaster County and Philadelphia, Pa
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with French track ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1929-
  • 1942-
  • 1957-
  • 1976-
  • 1920-2009
  • 1949-1995
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  • Weir, Peter
  • Kelley, William
  • Wallace, Earl W
  • Ford, Harrison
  • McGillis, Kelly
  • Sommer, M. Josef
  • Haas, Lukas
  • Rubeš, Jan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • LuPone, Patti
  • Glover, Danny
  • Jennings, Brent
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
112
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
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  • Homicide investigation
  • Police corruption
  • Child witnesses
  • Amish
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Witness, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Features: theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42002319
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780792155539
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360173673
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
017367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780792155539
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround, stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Witness, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Features: theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42002319
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780792155539
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360173673
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
017367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780792155539
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround, stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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