Amish: A Secret Life

Amish: A Secret Life

We are not sure of the release date for Amish: A Secret Life. It was released at the box office on 2012-08-02 so we estimate it was released to DVD in November 2012.

Amish: A Secret Life on IMDb Documentary

Director: Lynn Alleway

Cast: Lindsay Duncan, David Lapp, and Miriam Lapp

Miriam and Dave Lapp are a charming young couple with a brood of adorable children. Dave works in and part owns a construction company. They are also members of the 'Old Order' Amish community in Pennsylvania,whose church forbids all technology - though Dave gets lifts to work in a car and the couple,by allowing themselves to be filmed,risk the wrath of church elders. Having outlined their traditional life-style to camera Miriam persuades several friends to be happily filmed and it becomes clear that the Lapps and other,younger Amish,believe that,having been rebaptized to allow a more open evangelical approach - risking excommunication thereby - they feel the need for a change in the community. The film ends as the family consolidates its dream to own their own farm.