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Witness

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
This powerful romantic thriller from the director of Picnic at
Hanging Rock received eight Oscar nominations. It is set against a background of clashing cultures and stars Harrison Ford
Kelly McGillis
John Book , a hardened
Philadelphia cop, is assigned to protect Rachel Lapp , a member of the reclusive Amish community, when her son witnesses a savage murder on a rare trip to the big city. Forced to run for their lives, the three of them flee to the Lapps' home in Lancaster County,
Pennsylvania - a rural idyll unchanged by modern technology and governed by devout pacifist beliefs. But the violence of the outside world is never far behind.
Director Peter Weir
SEEF FILMS page 45-60

Contributors

Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Kelly McGillis
Unknown: John Book
Unknown: Rachel Lapp
Director: Peter Weir
John Book: Harrison Ford
Rachel Lapp: Kelly McGillis
Deputy Commissioner Schaeffer: Josef Sommer
Samuel Lapp: Luka Shaas
Eli Lapp: Jan Rubes
Daniel Hochleitner: Alexander Godunov
Mc Fee: Danny Glover
Carter: Brent Jennings
Elaine: Patti Lupone
Fergie: Angus MacInnes
Stoltzfus: Frederick Rolf
Moses Hochleitner: Viggo Mortenson
Bishop Tchantz: John Garson
Mrs Yoder: Beverly May
Sheriff: Ed Crowley
Zenovich: Timothy Carhart

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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