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[on Harrison Ford
] Harrison possesses magnetic qualities. He is capable of filling a room with his personality. If he'd been a plumber and came to fix your tap, he's a person you'd notice. We provoke each other. It's no cozy fireside chat.
His films very often deal with people, who find themselves in surroundings, where they do not fit in (e.g. a Philadelphia Cop among the Amish, in Witness
(1985), or a progressive teacher on a strictly conservative school, in Dead Poets Society
His characters often interact with technology, especially television, in ways that harm them or surprise the viewer, e.g. the church big screen TV in The Mosquito Coast
(1986); the living room TV and TV control center in The Truman Show
(1998); radio playing in the barn in Witness
(1985), and so on.