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Release Date: February 08, 1985

Year    :   1985
Slogan    :   «A big city cop. A small country boy. They have nothing in common... but a murder.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Peter Weir
Producers    :   Dianne Crittenden, Wendy Stites, Michael Klastorin, Edward S. Feldman, David Bombyk, Ted Swanson, Michael John Meehan
Writers    :   William Kelley, Earl W. Wallace, Pamela Wallace
RunTime    :   112 mins.
Budget    :   12000000
Revenue    :   68706993

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.

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