Witness [Blu-ray]

Witness [Blu-ray]

Director: Peter Weir Cast: Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
, Kelly McGillis
Kelly McGillis
, Lukas Haas
Lukas Haas
, Danny Glover
Danny Glover
Peter Weir
Witness [Blu-ray]

Witness [Blu-ray]

Director: Peter Weir Cast: Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
, Kelly McGillis
Kelly McGillis
, Lukas Haas
Lukas Haas
, Danny Glover
Danny Glover
Peter Weir

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Overview

In Peter Weir's thriller Witness, a young Amish boy witnesses a murder in the restroom of a Philadelphia bus station. John Book (Harrison Ford), the police detective investigating the murder, discovers that the crime was part of a conspiracy involving several officials in his department. Book flees Philadelphia to the Amish community where the boy lives with his widowed mother (Kelly McGillis). Book slowly assimilates himself into the Amish community, falling in love with the boy's mother in the process. Eventually, the corrupt police track Book down, and he is forced to confront them, while protecting the boy and his mother. Witness is as much a love story as it is a thriller, and the film is very successful at operating on both levels, due to Ford's wonderful, textured performance and Weir's assured direction. Furthermore, Witness is one of the rare movies to accurately evoke the Amish lifestyle without being condescending, making a terrific film all the more rich and exciting.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/19/2024
UPC: 0840418302132
Original Release: 1985
Rating: R
Source: Paramount
Language: English
Time: 1:52:00
Sales rank: 34,471

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Harrison Ford John Book
Kelly McGillis Rachel
Lukas Haas Samuel,Amish
Danny Glover McFee
Jan Rubes Eli,Hoodlum,Hoodlum
Alexander Godunov Daniel
Josef Sommer Schaeffer
Brent Jennings Carter
Patti LuPone Elaine
Angus MacInnes Fergie
Frederick Rolf Stoltzfus
Viggo Mortensen Moses Hochleitner
John Garson Bishop Tchantz
Beverly W. May Mrs. Yoder
Ed Crowley Sheriff
Timothy Carhart Zenovich
Sylvia Kauders Tourist Lady
Marian Swan Mrs. Schaeffer
Maria Bradley Schaeffer's Daughter
Rozwill Young T-Bone
Paul S. Nuss Amish
Fred Steinharter Amish
John D. King Amish
Paul Goss Amish
Annemarie Vallerio Amish
Bruce E. Camburn Amish
William Francis Town Man
Tom Kennedy Ticket Seller
Ardyth Kaiser Couple in Garage
Thomas Quinn Couple in Garage
Eugene Dooley Detective
Victoria Scott D'Angelo Detective
Richard Chaves Detective
Tim Moyer Detective
Nino Del Buono Detective
James Clark Detective
Joseph Kelly Detective
Norman Carter Detective
Craig Clement Detective
Robert Earl Jones Custodian
Michael Levering Hoodlum
Bernie Styles Counterman
Blossom Terry Mother in Station
Jennifer Mancuso Little Girl
Emily Tracy Amish
Alexander Godunow Actor
Earl W. Wallace Actor,Actor
William Kelley Actor
John Seale Actor
Maurice Jarre Actor,Composer
Patrick Poch Actor
Dianne Crittenden Actor
Michael Gwynne Actor
Cara Giallanza Hoodlum

Technical Credits
Peter Weir Director
John R. Elliott Special Effects
Gary Epper Stunts
Edward S. Feldman Producer,Producer
Glenn Wilder Stunts
William Kelley Screenwriter
Earl W. Wallace Screenwriter,Screenwriter
William James Kelly Screenwriter
David Bombyk Producer
Allan Bromberg Sound Effects
Norval D. Crutcher III Sound Effects
Don Digirolamo Sound Effects
Humberto Gatica Sound Effects
Wendy Stites Producer
Dianne Crittenden Casting
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