Dances with wolves

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(2)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
A historical drama about the relationship between a Civil War soldier and a band of Sioux Indians, Kevin Costner's directorial debut was also a surprisingly popular hit, considering its length, period setting, and often somber tone. The film opens on a particularly dark note, as melancholy Union lieutenant John W. Dunbar attempts to kill himself on a suicide mission, but instead becomes an unintentional hero. His actions lead to his reassignment to a remote post in remote South Dakota, where he encounters the Sioux. Attracted by the natural simplicity of their lifestyle, he chooses to leave his former life behind to join them, taking on the name Dances with Wolves. Soon, Dances with Wolves has become a welcome member of the tribe and fallen in love with a white woman who has been raised amongst the tribe. His peaceful existence is threatened, however, when Union soldiers arrive with designs on the Sioux land. Some detractors have criticized the film's depiction of the tribes as simplistic; such objections did not dissuade audiences or the Hollywood establishment, however, which awarded the film seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d18bf9ef-b939-97d8-55cc-ebb86462a449
Grouping Title dances with wolves
Grouping Author tig productions
Grouping Category movie
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-17 15:17:01PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-17 15:23:46PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Barry, John, 1933-2011,, Barry, John, 1933-2011., Beecroft, Jeffrey., Blake, Michael, 1945-2015,, Blake, Michael, 1945-2015., Cardinal, Tantoo., Chaykin, Maury., Costner, Kevin,, Costner, Kevin., Grant, Rodney A., Grant, Rodney A.,, Greene, Graham, 1952-, McDonnell, Mary,, McDonnell, Mary., Pastorelli, Robert, 1954-2004., Rocket, Charles, 1949-2005., Semler, Dean, 1943-, Travis, Neil, 1936-2012., Westerman, Floyd Red Crow, 1936-2007., Wilson, Jim, Zamparelli, Elsa.
author2-role Barry, John,1933-2011,composer., Barry, John,1933-2011., Beecroft, Jeffrey., Blake, Michael,1945-2015,screenwriter., Blake, Michael,1945-2015., Blake, Michael,1945-2015.Dances with wolves., Cardinal, Tantoo., Chaykin, Maury., Costner, Kevin,director,actor,film producer., Costner, Kevin,film producer,film director,actor., Costner, Kevin., Grant, Rodney A., Grant, Rodney A.,actor., Greene, Graham,1952-, Greene, Graham,1952-actor., MGM Home Entertainment Inc., Majestic Films and Television International., McDonnell, Mary,actor., McDonnell, Mary., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,film distributor., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer., Orion Pictures., Pastorelli, Robert,1954-2004., Rocket, Charles,1949-2005., Semler, Dean,1943-, Tig Productions,production company., Tig Productions., Travis, Neil,1936-2012., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,film distributor., Westerman, Floyd Red Crow,1936-2007., Wilson, Jim, Wilson, Jimfilm producer., Zamparelli, Elsa.
author_display
available_at_garfield GCP Carbondale Branch, GCP Glenwood Branch, GCP Rifle Branch
detailed_location_garfield GCP Carbon Media, GCP Glenwd Media, GCP Rifle Media
display_description A U.S. Army soldier is allowed to pick his post; he decides to see the West before it is settled. Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. When the encroaching U.S. Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a difficult choice.
format_category_garfield Movies
format_garfield DVD
id d18bf9ef-b939-97d8-55cc-ebb86462a449
isbn 079285568, 079286042, 9780792842569, 9781562550882
item_details ils:.b11911451|.i46346752|SD51 Central HS AV|VC FIC DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||mvcea||, ils:.b25711714|.i100608450|Crested Butte Video|DVD Dan|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||gucvi||, ils:.b25711714|.i107758167|MCPLD Central Audio-Vis.|DVD Dances with wolves|||1|false|false|||||In Transit||mpmvd||, ils:.b25711714|.i113592024|GRC Fraser Adult Video|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||grfmv||, ils:.b25711714|.i122000274|EVLD Gypsum Branch|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||evg||, ils:.b25711714|.i41746235|CMU Audio and Visual 1st Floor|Popular Movie 103|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||culam||, ils:.b25711714|.i44886317|EVLD Avon Public Library|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||Billed||eva||, ils:.b25711714|.i44886329|EVLD Eagle Public Library|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||Due Jun 20, 2019||eve||, ils:.b25711714|.i49906999|GRC Juniper Adult Video|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||grjmv||, ils:.b25711714|.i54017233|GCP Rifle Media|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||gcrme||, ils:.b25711714|.i76769215|GCP Carbon Media|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||gccme||, ils:.b25711714|.i78007835|TELL WPL Video|DVD DRAMA D DANCES|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||tlwmv||, ils:.b25711714|.i80839629|RLD Florissant Adult DVD|DVD Dan|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||rlfad||, ils:.b25711714|.i80839630|RLD Woodland Park Adult DVD|DVD Dan|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||rlwad||, ils:.b25711714|.i82018571|SRL Adult DVD|DVD DAN(Western)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||srdv||, ils:.b25711714|.i85965157|GCP Glenwd Media|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||gcgme||, ils:.b25711714|.i94338887|Fort Lewis DVDs|PN1997 .D334 2006|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||flmdv||, ils:.b25711714|.i98016337|TELL WPL Video|DVD BEST PICTURE D DANCES|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||tlwmv||, ils:.b25870579|.i122925804|Bemis Media|DVD ENT DANCES-W|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||bemed||, ils:.b25870579|.i45441248|Pitkin Non-Print Collection|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||pcnp||, ils:.b25870579|.i83799291|Summit-Frisco Video|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||sufmv||, ils:.b25870579|.i98600151|MCPLD Gateway Audio-Vis.|DVD Dances with wolves|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||mpgvd||, ils:.b43547187|.i86508544|Buena Vista DVD Fiction|DVD FIC Dan|||1|false|false|||||Due Jun 20, 2019||bvadf||, ils:.b47463491|.i94095875|Fort Lewis SW Center VHS|PN1997 .D282 1990|||1|false|false|||||Library Use Only||flsvi||, ils:.b58516803|.i122157199|EVLD Avon Public Library|DVD DAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||eva||, ils:.b59265759|.i124653650|Bemis Media|DVD ENT DANCES-W|||1|false|false|||||Due Jun 20, 2019||bemed||
itype_garfield Adult DVD fiction, Adult DVD non-fiction, Blu-ray, DVD
last_indexed 2019-06-17T21:23:46.302Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Dramas, Fiction
local_callnumber_garfield DVD DAN
owning_library_garfield Garfield County Library
owning_location_garfield GCP Carbondale Branch, GCP Glenwood Branch, GCP Rifle Branch
primary_isbn 079286042
primary_upc 027616905734
publishDate 1990, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010
record_details ils:.b11911451|VHS|Movies||English|MGM Home Entertainment [distributor],|1990.|1 videocassette (VHS)(181 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in., ils:.b25711714|DVD|Movies||English|Distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment,|[2004]|1 videodisc (181 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in., ils:.b25870579|DVD|Movies|Special ed. ; Widescreen version (2.35:1 ; 16x9).|English|MGM Home Entertainment,|[2003]|2 videodiscs (approximately 236 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in., ils:.b43547187|DVD|Movies|DVD ed.|English|MGM Home Entertainment,|[2004]|1 videodisc (DVD) (181 min.) : THX sound, color., ils:.b47463491|VHS|Movies||English|Orion Home Video,|[1990]|1 videocassette (181 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in., ils:.b58516803|DVD|Movies||English|Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer :|©2006.|1 videodisc (181 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in., ils:.b59265759|DVD|Movies|20th anniversary [ed.]|English|Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer :|[2010]|1 videodisc (181 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_garfield
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b25870579 .i45441248 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25870579 .i98600151 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25870579 .i122925804 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b43547187 .i86508544 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false 9999
ils:.b59265759 .i124653650 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false 9999
ils:.b58516803 .i122157199 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i41746235 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i85965157 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i113592024 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i122000274 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i49906999 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i82018571 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i54017233 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i78007835 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i98016337 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i44886329 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i107758167 Checked Out In Transit false false true false false false 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i76769215 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b25711714 .i100608450 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false 9999
series Contemporary classics, MGM DVD
series_with_volume Contemporary classics|, MGM DVD|
subject_facet Blake, Michael, -- 1945-2015. -- Film adaptations, Comanche Indians, Comanche Indians -- Drama, DVDs -- Fiction, Dakota Indians, Dakota Indians -- Drama, Dakotas -- Teatro, Drama, Feature films, Fiction, Fiction films, Film adaptations, Films for the hearing impaired, Historical films, Indians of North America -- Drama, Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Drama, Indios de América del Norte -- Teatro, Intercultural communication -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Motion pictures, American, Oeste (Estados Unidos) -- Teatro, Sioux Nation -- Drama, Territorial expansion, United States, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama, United States -- Territorial expansion -- Drama, United States. -- Army -- Officers -- Drama, Video recordings, Video recordings for the hearing impaired, Western films
title_display Dances with wolves
title_full Dances with Wolves / TIG Productions presents ; screenplay by Michael Blake ; produced by Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner ; directed by Kevin Costner, Dances with wolves / Tig Productions presents ; screenplay by Michael Blake ; produced by Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner ; directed by Kevin Costner, Dances with wolves [DVD] / TIG Productions, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / TIG Productions, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / TIG Productions and Orion Pictures Corporation, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / TIG Productions presents ; produced by Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner ; screenplay by Michael Blake ; directed by Kevin Costner, Dances with wolves [videorecording] / an Orion Pictures release ; Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
title_short Dances with wolves
topic_facet Blake, Michael, Comanche Indians, DVDs, Dakota Indians, Dakotas, Feature films, Film adaptations, Films for the hearing impaired, Historical films, History, Indians of North America, Indios de América del Norte, Intercultural communication, Man-woman relationships, Officers, Territorial expansion
upc 027616880598, 027616905734, 0027616905734, 883904221760, 883904221777