What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Witness has just a couple scenes of intense violence, including a murder where the victim's throat is cut while a young boy watches. There is also some sexual tension between a man and woman with an extended scene of the woman bathing where her breasts are visible. A bit of strong language, including "f--k," pops up during confrontations between the clearly distinguished "good" and "bad" guys.
- Families can talk about the difference between John Book's and the Amish people's approach to conflict resolution. Which do you think the movie supports? How can you tell?
- Are there ever movies without a love interest or some kind of romantic tension? What does romance add to a movie?