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Title Devil's playground / Wellspring Media ; Stick Figure Productions ; Winstar Productions ; Cinemax ; directed by Lucy Walker ; producer, Steven Cantor.

Publication Info. [New York] : Wellspring Media, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD 287 DEV    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 392.15 DEVIL'S    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 289.73 D49    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD-R ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or digital stereo ; access to weblinks requires computer with DVD-ROM drive, and internet connection.
Note This disc may not play on all machines or players.
Performer Featuring Velda Bontrager, Joann Hochstetler, Faron Yoder, Matt Eash, and other members of the Old Order Amish communities of Elkhart and LaGrange counties, Indiana and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and Sarasota, Florida.
Credits Directors of photography, Daniel Kern, Lucy Walker ; editor, Pax Wassermann.
Summary Looks at the Pennsylvania Dutch tradition of Rumspringa (literally, 'Running around'), which is a period in a teenager's life, usually between the ages of 16 and 21 years old. During this time, they are set free to explore the world outside the Amish life. Eventually, they can make an informed decision before they make a commitment to join the church, or to leave it. The film follows four teenagers in their time of discovery.
Contents Bonus features : Optional audio feature commentary by director Lucy Walker, producer Steven Cantor, and editor Pax Wassermann ; deleted scenes: Matt & Velda (ca. 6 min.) -- Faron gives church tour (ca. 1 min., 30 sec.) -- Perspectives on Amish life (ca. 3 min.) ; original theatrical trailer ; related weblinks (requires computer with DVD-ROM drive and internet access).
Note Originally produced as a feature film in 2001.
Audience Not rated.
Awards Best Documentary Grand Prize, AFI DV Festival ; Special Jury Prize, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival ; Audience Award, Sarasota International Film Festival.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Rumspringa.
Amish -- Customs and practices.
Amish youth -- Conduct of life.
Amish -- Indiana -- Social life and customs.
Amish -- Florida -- Social life and customs.
Amish -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs.
Teenagers -- Indiana -- Social life and customs.
Teenagers -- Florida -- Social life and customs.
Teenagers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Cantor, Steven.
Walker, Lucy, 1917-
Kern, Daniel.
Wassermann, Pax.
Stick Figure Productions.
Cinemax Reel Life (Firm)
Winstar Productions.
Wellspring Media.
ISBN 0794202888
Standard No. 720917534923
Music No. FLV5349 Wellspring
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