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The Resource 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, (DVD videorecording)

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, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Witness
Title
Witness
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Author
Composer
Director
Film editor
Photographer
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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 the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community
Member of
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
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English and French language soundtracks ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
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-
  • 1929-
  • 1942-
  • 1957-
  • 1976-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weir, Peter
  • Feldman, Edward S.
  • Bombyk, David
  • Kelley, William
  • Wallace, Pamela
  • Wallace, Earl W.
  • Ford, Harrison
  • McGillis, Kelly
  • Sommer, M. Josef
  • Haas, Lukas
  • Rubes, Jan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Seale, John
  • Noble, Thom
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homicide investigation
  • Police corruption
  • Child witnesses
  • Amish
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features include: interactive menus ; scene selections ; theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (112 min.)
Isbn
9780792155539
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360173673
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
017367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Widescreen format; Dolby surround or 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features include: interactive menus ; scene selections ; theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (112 min.)
Isbn
9780792155539
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360173673
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
017367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Widescreen format; Dolby surround or 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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