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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
     

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Director: Yves Simoneau

Cast: Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg

 

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Director Yves Simoneau explores the plight of the American Indian in the later half of the 19th century in this docudrama exploring the effects of westward expansion and based on the book by Dee Brown.

Overview

Director Yves Simoneau explores the plight of the American Indian in the later half of the 19th century in this docudrama exploring the effects of westward expansion and based on the book by Dee Brown.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/26/2011
UPC:
0883929192069
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
NR
Source:
Hbo Home Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
2:12:00
Sales rank:
7,495

Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Audio Commentaries with Director Yves Simoneau, Adam Beach and Aidan Quinn; "Making History" - Behind-the-Scenes look into the production of the film, including interviews with the cast and crew; "The Heart of a People" - Historical perspective of the American Indian experience as depicted in the film; "Telling the Story" - The journey of the book to the screen; ; Interactive on-screen historical guide prepared by the film's screenwriter; Photo Gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Aidan Quinn Henry Dawes
Adam Beach Charles Eastman
August Schellenberg Sitting Bull
J.K. Simmons McLaughlin
Wes Studi Wovoka
Fred Dalton Thompson President Ulysses S. Grant
Anna Paquin Elaine Goodale
Colm Feore General William Tecumseh Sherman
Gordon Tootoosis Red Cloud
Eric Schweig Gall
Shaun Johnston Col. Nelson Miles
Nathan Chasing Horse Actor

Technical Credits
Yves Simoneau Director
Michael Brown Editor
George S. Clinton Score Composer
David Franco Cinematographer
Clara George Producer
Daniel Giat Screenwriter
Rene Haynes Casting
Evyen Klean Musical Direction/Supervision
Michael Ornstein Editor
Tom Thayer Executive Producer
Ian Thomas Production Designer
Dick Wolf Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
1. Little Big Horn [2:15]
2. Red Cloud's Camp [2:16]
3. Cedar Creek Valley [:45]
4. Christian Names [2:58]
5. Friends of the Indian [1:31]
6. Assimilation or Extinction [:47]
7. Standing Rock [:24]
8. The Sorrow in His Eyes [1:11]
9. Tall Tales [2:01]
10. Ghost Dance [:45]
11. Tracks We Leave Behind [:15]
12. Uprising Imminent [:33]
13. Wounded Knee [1:30]
14. Witnesses [2:00]
15. Closing Credits [2:09]

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This production of Dee Brown s lauded book is exceptional. The actors portraying the true characters are the best. I have been looking for books on Charles Eastman , who was portrayed in a fine manner by Adam Beach. This is a must for the enthusiast of American History and the Student of the Native Peoples of America. Every moment of this movie was interesting and thought provoking. The feature is the thing. The commentaries are so-so. The Commentaries contain a comparison to today regarding America in the Iraqi War. I do not agree with that. This is an issue that is entirely seperate. These are people that lived on the land before the Europeans , etc arrived.It portrays how they were treated. It has provoked me to read more on the subject.The locale of the production is beautiful and the Native Actors are wonderful! Wonderful faces!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of my favorites.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this DVD very well done, dramatic, well cast etc...but not faithful in details to Dee Brown's work. Particularly disturbing was the portrait of Sitting Bull as a chief that bullied his own people. While the scene of his assassination was taken directly from Brown's pages, other details of Sitting Bull's story seemed foreign to me based on my reading. Anyway, rather than read my rant, read Dee Brown's book which has a much greater scope than the 132 minute DVD.
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