Ever wondered how the Amish can live so simply – and why they choose to do so? You’ll find the answers in this first-ever documentary-style film produced about the Amish population of Holmes County, Ohio. More than beautiful cinematography of the tranquil rolling countryside, this DVD provides an unprecedented look into the beliefs and the customs of the Amish. Filmmaker Burton Buller has created an accurate and positive portrait of the Amish, narrated oftentimes by off-camera Amish individuals, and he has put to rest Hollywood stereotypes and media misconceptions. Buller’s film captures the essence of “a kinder, gentler” lifestyle, while offering an understanding of why millions of visitors are drawn to the area time and again.
Run time: 49 minutes