Samuel Lap is a young Amish boy who witnesses a murder in Philadelphia while traveling with his mother Rachel. A good cop named John Book must go with them into hiding when the killers come after them. All three retreat to Amish country and Book has to adjust to the new life style, and his feelings for the boy's mother. Of course the killers are still on their trail.

Books with substantial mentioning of Witness
James Robert Parish
The Great Cop Pictures
Metuchen, N.J., & London, 1990
Articles with substantial mentioning of Witness
Ian Nathan, The Wizard of Oz, The Films of Peter Weir, in: Empire, nr. 258 (December), 2010 pp. 134-140
Author:Ian Nathan
Title:The Wizard of Oz, The Films of Peter Weir
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:258
Year:2010
Pp:134-140
Illustrations:  yes
Interview with: Peter Weir



Witness
United States 1985

Directed by

Cast
Josef Sommer
Jan Rubes
Alexander Godunov
Patti LuPone

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Year:1985
Running time:112 minutes
Country:United States
Language:German

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