Religious beliefs clash with the law when an Amish infant is killed in a rural community.
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Re: Stoning in Fulham County 1988. At the court opening the bailiff cries, "Oh, yes; oh, yes" which should be O-yay, O-yay.This exclamation goes back to the time when French was used in court. It is derived from Ouiir (French for 'to hear'). A more accurate translation would be "Hear ye! Hear ye!" O-yay is still used by the U.S. Supreme Court. Scriptwriters, take note. See more
Throughout the movie, married men are seen with short and clean cut beards. Once a man marries, he is forbidden to trim or cut his beard. An Amish mans beard would be longer than those seen and would not be neat. (Prior to marriage, a man must shave his face clean.) Also, Amish women are never allowed to cut their hair. See more