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Director:
Writers:
Chris Easterly (teleplay)
Beverly Lewis (novel)
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Release Date:
16 April 2011 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Danielle Panabaker ... Katie Lapp

Sherry Stringfield ... Laura Mayfield-Bennett

Burgess Jenkins ... John Beiler

Bill Oberst Jr. ... Samuel Lapp

David Topp ... Daniel Fisher

Sandra Elise Williams ... Rebecca Lapp (as Sandra W. Van Natta)

Rachel St. Gelais ... Benjamin's Daughter

Alexa Yeames ... Young Laura

Tim Holt ... Dylan Bennett
Nancy Saunders ... Ella Mae Zook

Jana Allen ... Amanda Lapp

Lindsey Moser ... Nurse

Richard Fullerton ... Ephram Yoder

Lee Freeman ... Rosie

Tina Murphy ... Young Rebecca

Karen Wheeling Reynolds ... Amish Woman

Stephen Rogers ... Trauma Nurse

Hailey Best ... Herself / Nurse

Dalton Parrish ... Hickory John Beiler
Jason Loughlin ... Benjamin Lapp
Sarah Maine ... Jessica
Jimmy Hager ... Preacher Yoder
Tessa Taylor Herrick ... Amish Woman in Cab
Kirk Bass ... Young Samuel

Wyatt Lanier ... Jacob Beiler
David Dickson Reynolds ... Amish Elder
Willie Stratford ... Theodore
Sarah E. Chambers ... Mary Stoltzfus

Jacob Allen ... Young Amish Bachelor (uncredited)

Tara-Nicole Azarian ... Amish Teenager (uncredited)

Jess Barbour ... Amish Woman in Shop (uncredited)
Leanne Bernard ... Bus Patron (uncredited)
Randy Bernard ... Bus Patron (uncredited)

Elijah Chester ... Amish Guy (uncredited)

Darren W. Conrad ... Amish Man (uncredited)

Christina Cupo ... Bus Patron (uncredited)
Beth Gosnell ... Amish woman (uncredited)

Beth Hawkes ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Nick Karner ... Amish Man at General Store (uncredited)

Dan A.R. Kelly ... Amish Man (uncredited)

Jerry Keys ... Amish Elder (uncredited)

Janine Lorraine ... Amish Woman (uncredited)

Jason Mac ... Noah Beiler (uncredited)

Chris Manitius ... Young Boy (uncredited)
Shasta Mejia ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Melissa Milch ... Young Amish Woman (uncredited)

Addy Miller ... Amish Girl (uncredited)

David R. Moore ... Young Amish Man (uncredited)

Gary Ray Moore ... Amish Man (uncredited)

Brandi Alyssa Young ... Amish Woman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Landon Jr. 
 
Writing credits
Chris Easterly (teleplay)

Beverly Lewis (novel)

Produced by
Brian Bird .... executive producer
Cindy Bond .... co-executive producer
Maura Dunbar .... executive producer
Mitchell Galin .... producer
Michael Landon Jr. .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Lee Holdridge 
 
Cinematography by
Christo Bakalov (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
David Kiern 
 
Casting by
Scot Boland 
Victoria Burrows 
Mitzi Corrigan 
Paige Johnson 
 
Production Design by
Jennifer Wynn O'Kelly 
 
Art Direction by
Sean Keenan 
 
Costume Design by
Natasha Landau 
 
Makeup Department
Justin Apone .... assistant makeup artist
Whitney Collazo .... additional makeup artist
Kristy Horiuchi .... makeup artist
Dean Jones .... key makeup artist
Dean Jones .... key makeup artist
Starr Jones .... makeup department head
Katie Middleton .... additional makeup artist
Brie Reeder .... assistant makeup artist
Lynette Rimmer .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Chris Cates .... post-production supervisor
Alexandra Dimopoulos .... production supervisor
Rick Edridge .... post production manager
Rick Eldridge .... post-production manager
David R. Kappes .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Louis Guerra .... first assistant director
Robert Tierney .... second assistant director
Dana Zolli .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Liza Grant .... set dresser
Jessica Holcombe .... scenic artist
Tiffany Apple Keenan .... graphic designer
Richard Krish .... on set dresser
Chrissy Premeaux .... set dresser
Stephanie T. Redding .... set painter
Todd Spencer .... set dresser
Kristina Stevenson .... on-set prop master
Deanna Tilley .... property master
 
Sound Department
Will Howard .... sound re-recording mixer
Will Howard .... supervising sound editor
John Maynard .... sound utility
Zach Seivers .... adr recordist
Zach Seivers .... production sound mixer
Anthony Short .... foley artist
Anthony Short .... sound designer
Shawn M. Williams .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
D.J. Hall .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Vogel .... visual effects artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Atanas Bakalov .... first assistant camera: second unit
Stephen Andrew Cook .... assistant camera
W. Andrew Gorrell .... best boy grip
Jessica Hoffman .... electrician
Jessica Hoffman .... electrician
Bryan Krass .... dolly grip
Trenton McRae .... gaffer
Trevor Metchner .... camera production assistant
Trevor Metscher .... camera pa
Darron Slagle .... grip
Jeff Stepp .... camera operator: "b" camera
Dave Svenson .... Steadicam operator
Laura Thompson .... first assistant camera
Jared Wilcox .... key grip
Joe C. Wyatt .... electrician (as Joseph C. Wyatt)
 
Casting Department
Toby Guidry .... casting associate
Phil Newsome .... casting associate
Gigi Wasiak .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Catherine Bayley .... assistant costume designer
Amber Givens .... set costumer
Keith Taylor .... key costumer
Keith Taylor .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
Ginger Voogt .... post-production coordinator
 
Transportation Department
D.J. Hall .... transportation coordinator
Donald Hall .... transportation
Travis Hamilton .... transportation
Rick Parkinson .... transportation captain
Dean Wyrick .... transportation
 
Other crew
Randy Byers .... location manager
Alexander Clark .... production assistant intern
Jordan Hull .... production assistant
Jordan Johnson .... office production assistant
Scott Kyger .... set production assistant
Nick Leopold .... location production assistant
Paul Meier .... dialect coach
Rebecca Moore .... production office coordinator
Chris Riddle .... set production assistant
Josue Ignacio Saldana .... dit (as Josue Saldana)
Heather Stevens .... location assistant
Aaron Lee Syrett .... liaison: film commission
Tim Vogel .... title art and credits
Lauren Weingarten .... assistant location manager
Pamela Williams .... script supervisor
Heather Snow Clark .... stand-in (uncredited)
Christina Cupo .... stand in/double (uncredited)
Nina Demery .... production intern (uncredited)
 

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88 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Based on the first novel in Beverly Lewis' "The Heritage of Lancaster County" trilogy.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Samuel and Rebecca Lapp wear wedding rings, but the rules of Old Order Amish living (called the Ordnung) forbid personal jewelry. Samuel's beard should be the only sign of marriage between them.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by The Confession (2013) (TV)See more »

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Story of a girl taken in by the amish, 23 August 2013
Author: ksf-2 from southwest US

The film opens with someone riding through the countryside in a limo, past the amish farms and farmers. The lady in the limo hands an envelope to one of the amish women, and requests that she only give it to the intended recipient, and amish girl. When the recipient's parents open the letter instead, things start to go wrong. The young amish girl has been promised to the local amish bigshot, but we eavesdrop on her flashback of her first love, so we can see that she is not happy with the wedding plan.

This is pretty much a chick flick, and it has some mistakes. When she buries her guitar, there is a giant hole in the ground for her guitar case, but just a small bit of dirt beside it... and the leaves at the edge of the hole are not even disturbed. In addition, there are many small details that are not correct in a story about the amish. Apparently this is just the first part of a trilogy, so we should not expect all issues to be resolved....

It's a very heavy, sad, serious story. One hopes that if the rest of the trilogy is made into movies, things turn out a tad more happy and upbeat for "Katie", the central character in the story. In this one, things go downhill for her throughout the movie. Directed by Michael Landon Jr, who seems to direct a lot of films for Hallmark Channel.

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