Dances with Wolves (1990)

Directed by
Kevin Costner

Epic western about a Union soldier in the American Civil War, Lieutenant John Dunbar, who after an act of suicidal bravery becomes a hero and is allowed to choose his next assignment. He requests the frontier and is assigned to a fort built somewhere in the Midwest. Dunbar arrives there to find the place deserted, he soon learns that a band of Sioux are encamped nearby. Having made contact, he quickly becomes absorbed into their way of life and begins to adopt their culture.

Written by

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1990

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Dances with Wolves next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 December 26th, 12:40pm and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland December 26th, 12:40pm. See more...


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