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Harvest of Fire (1996)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  21 April 1996 (USA)
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A female FBI agent comes to a distrustful Amish community to investigate a multiple building arson incident.

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Sally Russell
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Sheriff Garrison
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Rachel
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Jacob Hostetler
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Scott
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Philip Dixon
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Annie Beiler
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Lester
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Bishop Levi Lapp
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Amos Zook
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George
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Mary Lapp
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Nancy
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Martha Troyer
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In a small Amish community, three barns are burnt down almost simultaneously. FBI agent Sally Russwell is sent in to investigate this possible hate crime. What she finds however is a community that little trust for outsiders or "The English" as they call them. However, in her investigations, Agent Russell makes friends with one entrepreneurial widow, Annie Beiler who has her own curiosity about this stranger. Together, Annie introduces Russell in-depth to this close knit community bearing many appealing attributes. However, as Sally's investigations continue, she discovers secrets that reveal uncomfortable truths about the religious community that are linked to the arson attacks. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG for thematic elements
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21 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Harvest of Fire (#45.3)  »

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The police office shown is actually the post office in Washington, Iowa See more »

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Jacob Hostetler: While judging my neighbors, I have sinned. *I* have sinned!
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The ending soured me on the film
31 October 2002 | by (New Mexico) – See all my reviews

I considered the first two-thirds of the film fairly interesting, as I didn't know much about Amish customs. However, the resolution of who did the barn burnings (which I won't reveal here) struck me as very false, contrived, and unbelievable.


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