Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Kevin Costner
 Cast: Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
, Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell
, Graham Greene
Graham Greene
, Rodney A. Grant
Rodney A. Grant

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Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/11/2011
UPC: 0883904221760
Original Release: 1990
Rating: PG-13
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 3:01:00
Sales rank: 4,247

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kevin Costner Lt. John W. Dunbar
Mary McDonnell Stands With a Fist
Graham Greene Kicking Bird
Rodney A. Grant Wind in His Hair
Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman Chief Ten Bears
Tantoo Cardinal Black Shawl
Robert Pastorelli Timmons
Charles Rocket Lieutenant Elgin
Maury Chaykin Maj. Fambrough
Jimmy Herman Stone Calf
Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse Smiles A Lot
Maretta Big Crow Village Mother
Clayton Big Eagle Actor
Elise Daniel Christine's Mother
Jason R. Lone Hill Worm
Nick Thompson Actor
Ryan White Bull Kicking Bird's Eldest Son
Sheldon Peters Wolfchild Sioux Warrior
Michael Spears Otter
Tony Pierce Spivey
Doris Leader Charge Pretty Shield
Tom Everett Sgt. Pepper
Larry Joshua Sgt. Baker
Kirk Baltz Edwards
Wayne Grace Major
Donald Hotton Gen. Tide
Annie Costner Christine
Conor Duffy Willie
Percy White Plume Big Warrior
John Tail Escort Warrior
Steve Reevis Sioux #1/Warrior #1
Wes Studi Toughest Pawnee
Buffalo Child Pawnee #1
Richard Leader Charge Pawnee
Redwing Ted Nez Sioux Warrior
Marvin Holy Sioux Warrior
Raymond Newholy Sioux Courier
David J. Fuller Kicking Bird's Son
Otakuye Conroy Kicking Bird's Daughter
Steve Chambers Guard
Billy Burton General's Aide
Bill W. Curry Confederate Cavalryman
Carter Hanner Confederate Soldier
Kent Hays Wagon Driver
Robert Goldman Union Soldier
Frank P. Costanza Tucker
James Mitchell Ray
R.L. Curtin Ambush Wagon Driver
Chad Dowdell Young Cavalry Soldier (uncredited)

Technical Credits
Kevin Costner Director,Co-producer
Bonnie Arnold Associate Producer
John Barry Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Jeffrey Beecroft Production Designer
Michael Blake Screenwriter
Frank Carrisosa Makeup
Lisa Dean Set Decoration/Design
Jake Eberts Executive Producer
Norman Howell Stunts
William Hoy Editor
Derek Kavanagh Producer
Robbie Knott Special Effects
Elisabeth Leustig Casting
Stephen Potter Editor
Dean Semler Cinematographer
William Ladd Skinner Art Director
Neil Travis Editor
Gregory H. Watkins Sound/Sound Designer
Jim Wilson Producer
Elsa Zamparelli Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dances With Wolves
1. Scene 1 [9:25]
2. Scene 2 [1:49]
3. Scene 3 [7:59]
4. Scene 4 [3:18]
5. Scene 5 [6:31]
6. Scene 6 [2:08]
7. Scene 7 [6:40]
8. Scene 8 [:17]
9. Scene 9 [3:59]
10. Scene 10 [5:54]
11. Scene 11 [1:55]
12. Scene 12 [8:00]
13. Scene 13 [:10]
14. Scene 14 [4:57]
15. Scene 15 [4:25]
16. Scene 16 [:43]
17. Scene 17 [8:50]
18. Scene 18 [:13]
19. Scene 19 [9:22]
20. Scene 20 [:20]
21. Scene 21 [7:05]
22. Scene 22 [3:17]
23. Scene 23 [5:21]
24. Scene 24 [1:26]

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