This film is a lot like its lead character, a young Amish man in search of his identity, his place in the world. “Rumspringa” follows this lad on that teenage walkabout amongst the sinful temptations of the modern world, and has just as much trouble figuring out who and what it is as he does.
Rumspringa has become a popular term through Amish romance novels and shows about the Amish. What is the truth about Rumspringa? Rumspringa is a PA Dutch word that simply means "running around". Amish Youth, Amish Youth Singings
There are a lot of myths and exagerrations around the Amish adolescent period known as Rumspringa. We look at some of those myths and explains what typically goes on in this important time for Amish youth.