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The Resource Witness, Paramount Pictures ; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

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

Label
Witness
Title
Witness
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Director
Film editor
Photographer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
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 hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best screenplay, Best film editing.
Cataloging source
NHM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale; editor, Thom Noble; music, Maurice Jarre
Date time place
Filmed on location in Lancaster County and Philadelphia, Pa
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
  • In English (Dolby surround or 5.1 surround) or French
  • Closed-captioned in English, for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov
Runtime
112
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Witness, Paramount Pictures ; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: widescreen version enhanced for 16x9; Dolby Digital; interactive menus; scene selection; 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
Edition
Widescreen ed.
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
42002319
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Witness, Paramount Pictures ; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: widescreen version enhanced for 16x9; Dolby Digital; interactive menus; scene selection; 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
Edition
Widescreen ed.
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
42002319
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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