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Plot: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he’s assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
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I watched the extended version of this film, and I just have to say, any film that can run for FOUR HOURS and not come out the other end as a boring pile of garbage, is worthy of some pretty serious praise. That said, _Dances with Wolves_ is not really in my wheelhouse, and although it held my attention I can’t see myself probably ever watching it again. Costner knows what he’s about, and that’s great, but a four-hour film about American history with strong romance elements is never going to blow me away.
_Final rating:★★★ – I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a go._
One of my all-time favorite movies. I can’t begin to remember how many times I’ve seen it. And I’ll watch it again. Kevin Costner gives a compelling performance, but so does the entire cast. One gets a great sense of who the Lakota were and are. Respect.
One of the great ones
People who say this movie is long and boring have obviously never sat through, oh, “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Patton,” “Doctor Zhivago,” “The Godfather,” “Ran,” “Seven Samurai,” or probably even “Braveheart.” Thank God that not every filmmaker believes that a car must explode every 10 seconds in order for his movie to be a success. Kevin Costner is one of those directors who prefers the long format. David Lean, Francis Coppola and Mel Gibson, to name a very few, also worked in that format, and produced lasting works of art that also packed theaters. There are plenty of options for people who don’t like movies that take the time to build character, drama and suspense, movies like “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” “Freddy Vs. Jason,” and “Weekend at Bernie’s.” I don’t think any of those movies has ever been called “boring,” but they sure are crap cinema.
Onward. “Dances With Wolves” thrilled audiences way back in 1990 and made so darn much money precisely because people had forgotten the pleasures of the long narrative, the Western genre, and movies that weren’t special effects schlock-fests. It remains an inspiring and moving experience, especially on DVD, which preserves the movie’s theatrical sound and picture quality.
Costner’s direction is first-rate. He’s able to blend intimate drama with big, sprawling action that covers a huge canvas. I’m amazed at how smoothly the film segues from movement to movement — action, alienation, suspense, social commentary, romance. Heck, Spielberg could take a lesson or two from this movie.
He also gets great performances out of his cast. I don’t think of these people as actors, but as the characters they play. That’s a compliment not just to the actors themselves, but their director. And, yes, Costner is terrific as John Dunbar.
Sure, it’s easy to call “Dances” politically correct w/ reference to the Indians. But it also treats them as people and, better yet, as fictional characters whose lives are made part of a fascinating narrative. I just consider all the complaints about the politics of this movie as total hogwash.
Finally, the movie is beautifully shot, has an unforgettable score, and is very well-written. I’ve never thought of “Dances” as a Western, but a modern action picture/character study that avoids all the boring cliches of the Western genre. Here is a movie that stands for something, means something, and deserves at least as much respect as some of the overrated dreck we’ve gotten saddled with lately.
Original Language en
Runtime 3 hr 1 min (181 min), 3 hr 56 min (236 min) (extended cut) (USA)
Genre Adventure, Drama, Western
Director Kevin Costner
Writer Michael Blake (screenplay), Michael Blake (novel)
Actors Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant
Country USA, UK
Awards Won 7 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 38 nominations.
Production Company Majestic Film, Tig Productions
Sound Mix 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), Dolby SR (35 mm prints)
Aspect Ratio 2.20 : 1 (70 mm prints), 2.39 : 1
Camera Panavision Panaflex Gold II, Panavision Primo, C- and E-Series Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo, C- and E-Series Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (color)
Film Length 4,925 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman EXR 50D 5245, EXR 500T 5296)
Cinematographic Process Panavision (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 16 mm, 35 mm (Eastman 5384), 70 mm (blow-up)