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Witness 1985

1985 , 1h 53m
Overview

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
  • Writer: Pamela Wallace
  • Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubeš

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Film Awards

13 wins38 nominations
out of 5,724 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Film Editing

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Score

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Ratings

7.4
93%
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Witness FAQ

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..
The casts of Witness are Harrison Ford starring as Det. Capt. John Book, Kelly McGillis starring as Rachel Lapp, Josef Sommer starring as Chief Paul Schaeffer, Lukas Haas starring as Samuel Lapp, Jan Rubeš starring as Eli Lapp, Alexander Godunov starring as Daniel Hochleitner.
Witness won 1986 Academy Awards, USA, 1986 BAFTA Awards, 1986 American Cinema Editors, USA, 1986 Blue Ribbon Awards, 1986 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, 1986 Kinema Junpo Awards, 1986 Writers Guild of America, USA, 1985 Australian Cinematographers Society, 1985 Hochi Film Awards, 1985 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards and 1 others.
On July 30, 2020, there were 5343 public reaction to Witness including extraordinary, with memorable moments, falling in love, Oscar-worthy performance, more thrilling.
The genre of Witness is Crime,Drama,Romance,Thriller.
The revenue of Witness was 68,706,993 USD.
The runtime of Witness is 113 minutes.
The director of Witness is Peter Weir.
The certification of Witness is PG.
The release date of Witness is February 08, 1985.
On July 30, 2020, the IMDB rating of Witness is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 93/100, Metacritic rating is 76/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.