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Bury my heart at Wounded Knee : the epic fall of the American Indian / HBO Films presents a Wolf Films/Traveler's Rest Films production ; produced by Clara George ; screenplay by Daniel Giat ; directed by Yves Simoneau.

George, Clara. (Added Author). Giat, Daniel. (Added Author). Simoneau, Yves. (Added Author). Quinn, Aidan. (Added Author). Beach, Adam, 1972- (Added Author). Schellenberg, August. (Added Author). Paquin, Anna. (Added Author). Schweig, Eric, 1967- (Added Author). Simmons, J. K. (Added Author). Studi, Wes (Added Author). Feore, Colm, 1958- (Added Author). Tootoosis, Gordon. (Added Author). Brown, Dee, 1908-2002 Bury my heart at Wounded Knee. (Added Author). HBO Films. (Added Author). Wolf Films. (Added Author). Traveler's Rest Films. (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, Anna Paquin, Eric Schweig, J.K. Simmons, Wes Studi, Colm Feore, Gordon Tootoosis. (Cast).
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  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0780677560
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ; 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the book by Dee Alexander Brown.
Special features: Audio commentaries with director Yves Simoneau, Adam Beach and Aidan Quinn; features on the film's production, historical perspective of the American Indian experience as depicted in the film; journey of the book to the screen; interactive on-screen historical guide preparted by the films' screenwriter; photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, David Franco ; editors, Michael Ornstein, Michael Brown ; music, George S. Clinton ; production designer, Ian Thomas.
Participant or Performer Note:
Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, Anna Paquin, Eric Schweig, J.K. Simmons, Wes Studi, Colm Feore, Gordon Tootoosis.
Summary, etc.:
Begins powerfully with the Sioux triumph over General Custer at Little Big Horn and goes on to center around three powerful men. Charles Eastman is a young, Dartmouth-educated Sioux doctor. Sitting Bull is the proud Lakota chief who refuses to submit to U.S. government policies designed to strip his people of their identity, dignity and sacred land. Senator Henry Dawes is one of the men responsible for the government policy on Indian affairs. While Eastman and schoolteacher Elaine Goodale work to improve live for the Sioux on the reservation, Senator Dawes lobbies President Grant for kinder Indian treatment.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., dual-layer, DVD-9.
Language Note:
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890 > Drama.
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890 > Drama.
Lakota Indians > Drama.
Indians of North America > Great Plains > Drama.
Indians, Treatment of > North America > Drama.
United States > Drama.
United States > History > 1865-1898 > Drama.
Indios de Amrica del Norte > Great Plains > Teatro.
United States > Historia > 1865- > Teatro.
Genre: Made-for-TV movies.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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