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The Resource Dances with wolves, an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner

Dances with wolves, an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner

Label
Dances with wolves
Title
Dances with wolves
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nai
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. Assigned to an abandoned fort with a Sioux tribe as his only neighbor, he overcomes the language barrier and mutual fear and distrust to become a friend of the tribe. But his knowledge of their ultimate fate forces him to make a crucial decision
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1991: Best Cinematography (Dean Semler); Best Director (Kevin Costner); Best Film Editing (Neil Travis); Best Music, Original Score (John Barry); Best Picture (Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner); Best Sound (Russell Williams II, Jeffrey Perkins, Bill W. Benton, Gregory H. Watkins; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Michael Blake).
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Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dean Semler ; edited by Neil Travis ; music by John Barry ; costume designer, Elsa Zamparelli ; production designer, Jeffrey Beecroft ; executive producer, Jake Eberts
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English, Sioux, and Pawnee with optional subtitles in French or Spanish
PerformerNote
Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Pastorelli, Charles Rocket, Maury Chaykin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1936-2007
  • 1954-2004
  • 1949-2005
  • 1945-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, Jim
  • Costner, Kevin
  • McDonnell, Mary
  • Greene, Graham
  • Grant, Rodney A.
  • Westerman, Floyd Red Crow
  • Cardinal, Tantoo
  • Pastorelli, Robert
  • Rocket, Charles
  • Chaykin, Maury
  • Blake, Michael
  • Tig Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
236
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sioux Nation
  • Dakota Indians
  • Pawnee Indians
  • Man-woman relationships
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Dances with wolves, an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Based on the novel by Michael Blake
  • First Hollywood movie to extensively use actual Native Americans to play Native American parts
  • Special features: extended version includes never-before-seen additional scenes ; "The creation of an epic" retrospective documentary ; original making-of featurette ; audio commentary with Kevin Costner and producer Jim Wilson ; second audio commentary with the director of photography and the editor ; original music video ; "Dances" photo montage with introduction by Ben Glass ; poster gallery ; TV spots ; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9057407
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 236 min.)
Isbn
9780792855682
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616880598
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1003949
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52280916
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround, Widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dances with wolves, an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Based on the novel by Michael Blake
  • First Hollywood movie to extensively use actual Native Americans to play Native American parts
  • Special features: extended version includes never-before-seen additional scenes ; "The creation of an epic" retrospective documentary ; original making-of featurette ; audio commentary with Kevin Costner and producer Jim Wilson ; second audio commentary with the director of photography and the editor ; original music video ; "Dances" photo montage with introduction by Ben Glass ; poster gallery ; TV spots ; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9057407
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 236 min.)
Isbn
9780792855682
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616880598
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1003949
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52280916
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround, Widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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