Dances with wolves

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Publisher:
MGM Home Entertainment [distributor],
Pub. Date:
1990.
Language:
English
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A historical drama about the relationship between a Civil War soldier and a band of Sioux Indians, Kevin Costner's directorial debut was also a surprisingly popular hit, considering its length, period setting, and often somber tone. The film opens on a particularly dark note, as melancholy Union lieutenant John W. Dunbar attempts to kill himself on a suicide mission, but instead becomes an unintentional hero. His actions lead to his reassignment to a remote post in remote South Dakota, where he encounters the Sioux. Attracted by the natural simplicity of their lifestyle, he chooses to leave his former life behind to join them, taking on the name Dances with Wolves. Soon, Dances with Wolves has become a welcome member of the tribe and fallen in love with a white woman who has been raised amongst the tribe. His peaceful existence is threatened, however, when Union soldiers arrive with designs on the Sioux land. Some detractors have criticized the film's depiction of the tribes as simplistic; such objections did not dissuade audiences or the Hollywood establishment, however, which awarded the film seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi
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Grouping Title dances with wolves
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auth_author2 Barry, John, 1933-2011., Beecroft, Jeffrey., Blake, Michael, 1945-2015., Cardinal, Tantoo., Chaykin, Maury., Costner, Kevin., Grant, Rodney A., Greene, Graham, 1952-, McDonnell, Mary., Pastorelli, Robert, 1954-2004., Rocket, Charles, 1949-2005., Semler, Dean, 1943-, Travis, Neil, 1936-2012., Westerman, Floyd Red Crow, 1936-2007., Wilson, Jim, Zamparelli, Elsa.
author2-role Barry, John,1933-2011., Beecroft, Jeffrey., Blake, Michael,1945-2015., Blake, Michael,1945-2015.Dances with wolves., Cardinal, Tantoo., Chaykin, Maury., Costner, Kevin., Grant, Rodney A., Greene, Graham,1952-, MGM Home Entertainment Inc., Majestic Films and Television International., McDonnell, Mary., Orion Pictures., Pastorelli, Robert,1954-2004., Rocket, Charles,1949-2005., Semler, Dean,1943-, Tig Productions., Travis, Neil,1936-2012., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., Westerman, Floyd Red Crow,1936-2007., Wilson, Jim, Zamparelli, Elsa.
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display_description A U.S. Army soldier is allowed to pick his post; he decides to see the West before it is settled. Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. When the encroaching U.S. Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a difficult choice.
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subject_facet DVDs -- Fiction, Dakota Indians -- Drama, Drama, Feature films, Fiction, Films for the hearing impaired, Historical films, Indians of North America -- Drama, Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Motion pictures, American, Sioux Nation -- Drama, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama, Video recordings, Video recordings for the hearing impaired, Western films
title_display Dances with wolves
title_full Dances with wolves [DVD] / TIG Productions, Dances with wolves [videorecording (DVD)] / TIG Productions, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / TIG Productions, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / TIG Productions and Orion Pictures Corporation, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / TIG Productions presents ; produced by Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner ; screenplay by Michael Blake ; directed by Kevin Costner, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
title_short Dances with wolves
topic_facet DVDs, Dakota Indians, History, Indians of North America, Man-woman relationships
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