Why to Watch - Dances With Wolves

Not only is this a beautiful story of settlers and natives, but it has young Kevin Costner. What more do you want you selfish asshole?



Dances with Wolves (1990) Adventure, Drama, Western | 181min | November 21, 1990 (United States) 8.0
Director: Kevin CostnerWriter: Michael BlakeStars: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham GreeneSummary: Lt. John Dunbar is dubbed a hero after he accidentally leads Union troops to a victory during the Civil War. He requests a position on the western frontier, but finds it deserted. He soon finds out he is not alone, but meets a wolf he dubs "Two-socks" and a curious Indian tribe. Dunbar quickly makes friends with the tribe, and discovers a white woman who was raised by the Indians. He gradually earns the respect of these native people, and sheds his white-man's ways. —Greg Bole <bole@life.bio.sunysb.edu>


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