Witness

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Witness (1985)

R 113 min - Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller - 8 February 1985
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A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

Director:  Peter Weir
Writers:  Pamela Wallace

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Storyline

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.


Tagline: A big city cop. A small country boy. They have nothing in common... but a murder.

Details

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Language:  German, English
Release Date:  8 February 1985

Box Office

Budget:  $12,000,000
Revenue:  $68,706,993

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 53 min