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Bury my heart at Wounded Knee [videorecording] : the epic fall of the American Indian / HBO Films presents a Wolf Films/Traveler's Rest Films production
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Warner Home Video | 2007 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-TV (Call number: BUR)
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Adult DVD-TV BUR CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[New York] : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
2 videodiscs (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Spanish 2.0 stereo.
Note
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Cast
Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, Anna Paquin, Eric Schweig, J.K. Simmons, Wes Studi, Colm Feore, Gordon Tootoosis.
Credits
Producer, Clara George ; screenplay, Daniel Giat ; director, Yves Simoneau ; director of photography, David Franco ; editors, Michael Ornstein, Michael Brown ; music, George S. Clinton.
Note
"An HBO Films movie event"--Container.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 2007.
Based on the book by Dee Alexander Brown.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Begins 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 thier 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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 9-07; 9-08(rpl)
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ISBN
0783154518
9780783154510
ISBN/ISSN
026359422126
Music #
94221 HBO Video
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