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|Named Person:||Michael Blake|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kevin Costner; Jim Wilson; Mary McDonnell; Graham Greene; Rodney A Grant; Floyd Red Crow Westerman; Tantoo Cardinal; Robert Pastorelli; Charles Rocket; Maury Chaykin; Dean Semler; Neil Travis; John Barry; Elsa Zamparelli; Jeffrey Beecroft; Michael Blake; Tig Productions.; Majestic Films and Television International.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||English, Sioux, and Pawnee dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
Based on the novel by Michael Blake.
Special features: extended version with never-before-seen additional scenes; audio commentary with Kevin Costner and producer Jim Wilson; second audio commentary with the director of photography and the editor; "The creation of an epic" retrospective documentary; original making-of featurette; original music video; "Dances" photo montage with introduction by Ben Glass; poster gallery; TV spots; original theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editors, Neil Travis ... [et al.] ; original music, John Barry ; costume designer, Elsa Zamparelli ; production designer, Jeffrey Beecroft ; executive producer, Jake Eberts.|
|Cast:||Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Pastorelli, Charles Rocket, Maury Chaykin.|
|Awards:||Academy Awards, USA, 1991: Oscar - 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).|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG-13.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (ca. 236 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, Dolby digital, 5.1 Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding.|
|Contents:||Creation of an epic, a retrospective documentary / written, produced & directed by J.M. Kenny.|
|Other Titles:||Dances with wolves (Motion picture)
Dances with wolves
|Responsibility:||an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
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.
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