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Witness (1985)

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1. Witness is a 1985 American thriller film released by Paramount Pictures. It was the director’s first American film. Who directed the film?

  • Peter Weir
  • Russell Crowe
  • Marv Irvine

2. Harrison Ford is nominated for Academy Award Best Actor for John Book.

  • True or False?

3. The film won Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Film Editing.

  • True or False?

4. Rachel Lapp, an Amish widow, her father-in-law Eli, and her young son Samuel are grieving at the funeral of Eli's son and Rachel's husband, Jacob. Days later, Rachel takes Samuel to visit her Mennonite sister in Baltimore. At the railway station in Philadelphia, little Samuel witnesses a brutal murder in a restroom. Who plays Rachel Lapp?

  • Patti Lupone
  • Beverly May
  • Kelly McGillis

5. At the police station, Samuel points out the killer. It is police Lieutenant James McFee. Who played McFee?

  • Danny Glover
  • Brent Jennings
  • Robert Earl Jones

6. Daniel Hochleitner wishes to court Rachel, but sees her interest in Book. Who plays Daniel?

  • Alexander Godunov
  • Robert Baker
  • Emmett Kelly

7. The farm is invaded by police chief Paul Schaeffer, McFee, and another corrupt officer, Fergie. Who plays Paul Schaeffer?

  • Peter Becker
  • Josef Sommer
  • James Madison

8. Book helps neighbors in a barn raising for Moses Hochleitner. In his first movie, who plays Moses?

  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Ed Crowley
  • Paul S. Nuss

9. Rachel's father-in-law tells him, "Be careful out there among the English" (the Amish term for outsiders), indicating his acceptance of Book.

  • True or False?

10. What is NOT a filming location?

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Intercourse, Pennsylvania
  • Millersburg, Pennsylvania

Witness Answers

  1. Peter Weir
  2. True
  3. True
  4. Kelly McGillis
  5. Danny Glover
  6. Alexander Godunov
  7. Josef Sommer
  8. Viggo Mortensen
  9. True
  10. Millersburg, Pennsylvania

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