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Witness

6.9
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Original title
Witness
Year
Running time
112 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace
Music
Maurice Jarre
Cinematography
John Seale
Cast
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Producer
Paramount Pictures / Edward S. Feldman Production
Genre
Mystery. Thriller. Drama. Romance | Romantic Drama. Cop Movies. Amish. Small Town Life (North-american)
Synopsis / Plot
When Samuel (Lukas Haas), a young Amish boy traveling with his mother Rachel (Kelly McGillis), witnesses the murder of a police officer in a public restroom, he and his mother become the temporary wards of John Book (Harrison Ford), a detective who's been assigned to solve the crime. After suspect lineups and mug-shot books yield nothing, Samuel, in the most memorable scene of the film, recognizes the murderer as a narcotics agent whose picture he sees in the precinct.
Awards
1985: 2 Oscars: Best Original Screenplay y Editing. 8 nominations including Picture.
1986: 6 nominations for Golden Globe including Drama, Director and Actor.
1985: BAFTA Awards: Best Score. 7 nom. including Film, Actor and Actress
1985: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1985: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Screenplay
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