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The Shunning (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 16 April 2011
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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Laura Mayfield-Bennett
Sarah Maine ... Jessica
Willie Stratford ... Theodore (as Willie James Stratford Jr.)
... Katie Lapp
Jason Loughlin ... Benjamin Lapp
... Rebecca Lapp (as Sandra W. Van Natta)
... Samuel Lapp
... Jacob Beiler (as Jackson Wyatt Lanier)
... Bishop John Beiler
Dalton Parrish ... Hickory John Beiler
... Daniel Fisher
... Ephram Yoder
... Ella Mae Zook
... Benjamin's Daughter
... Amanda
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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.

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Based on the first novel in Beverly Lewis' "The Heritage of Lancaster County" trilogy. See more »

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Katie Lapp has buttons on her dress, which are not permitted under the rules of the Old Order Amish she grew up in. See more »

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Followed by The Reckoning (2015) See more »

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.. does Daniel's prophecy eventually get fulfilled
28 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

If group psychological intimidation of members into submission is an actual practice, it paints a harsh, and strict portrait of cultural life in these communities. But it's movie-land so who really knows. Acting is very decent.. Danielle Panabaker.. binged.it/1te82U4 .. is wonderful in her part, all the cast is solid. Daniel departs to find his 'other' world, then Katie gets her chance as well.. eventually to somewhat cross paths in the next part of the series 'The Confession'.. bit.ly/17ovEHV (track it down online). Panabaker does not make the transition to part 2 (the only important one missing)... Sherry Stringfield does, with a much larger role. Part 2 has a much different feel, Katie LeClerc.. bit.ly/17qj4YI .. truly does a fine job, but those missing Panabaker are entirely correct. It was a blunder not making sure she'd return, and a real cop-out for producers to say an actor's 'not available.' Long running series with same cast members are created all the time... it's just bs, and exceptionally poor decision making preventing it from happening. Hope the final installment in the series comes out soon, to reveal if Daniel's prophecy gets fulfilled.


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