Celebrating the 25th anniversary of this triumphant masterpiece, Kevin Costner stars in and directs this ACADEMY AWARD® winning* modern classic. Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate American frontier, Lt. Dunbar (Costner) befriends a tribe of Sioux Indians. What follows is a series of unforgettable moments – from Dunbar’s tender scenes with Stands With A Fist (Mary McDonnell) to the thrilling, action-packed buffalo hunt. Experience the excitement, emotion and sweeping beauty of this cinematic treasure!
*1990: Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score, Sound, Adapted Screenplay, Directing, Best Picture.
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This collective array of talent has yielded a western that is at once original and traditional. Dances With Wolves looks back to the masterworks of the past and, with its relevance to our present, it deserves to be ranked with them.
A slow-moving but well-acted western.
Dances With Wolves is a clear-eyed vision. Authentic as an Edward Curtis photograph, lyrical as a George Catlin oil or a Karl Bodmer landscape, this is a film with a pure ring to it.
Costner tells a personal story that never loses touch with the vast Western spaces encompassing and defining it. Dances With Wolves is an epic that breathes. And it's a beauty.
As a director, Costner is alive to the sweep of the country and the expansive spirit of the western-movie tradition.
In his directorial debut, Kevin Costner brings a rare degree of grace and feeling to this elegiac tale.
Once you're sucked into the leisurely narrative, it's hard to resist.