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The Resource Dances with wolves, Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner

Dances with wolves, Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner

Label
Dances with wolves
Title
Dances with wolves
Statement of responsibility
Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nai
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
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).
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editors, Neil Travis ... [et al.] ; original music, John Barry ; costume designer, Elsa Zamparelli ; production designer, Jeffrey Beecroft
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English, Sioux, and Pawnee dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Pastorelli, Charles Rocket, Maury Chaykin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-2015
  • 1952-
  • 1936-2007
  • 1954-2004
  • 1949-2005
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Costner, Kevin
  • Wilson, Jim
  • Blake, Michael
  • McDonnell, Mary
  • Greene, Graham
  • Grant, Rodney A
  • Westerman, Floyd Red Crow
  • Cardinal, Tantoo
  • Pastorelli, Robert
  • Rocket, Charles
  • Chaykin, Maury
  • Semler, Dean
  • Travis, Neil
  • Barry, John
  • Zamparelli, Elsa
  • Beecroft, Jeffrey
  • Tig Productions
  • Majestic Films and Television International
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
236
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Videodiscs
  • Sioux Nation
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Dances with wolves, Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 30, 2003
  • Originally released 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
846201
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition ; Widescreen version 2.35:1 ; 16x9.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 236 min.)
Isbn
9780792855682
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616880598
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1003949
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 846201
  • (OCoLC)52073424
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, 5.1 Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dances with wolves, Tig Productions ; Majestic Films International ; producers, Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson ; screenplay writer, Michael Blake ; director, Kevin Costner
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 30, 2003
  • Originally released 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
846201
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition ; Widescreen version 2.35:1 ; 16x9.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 236 min.)
Isbn
9780792855682
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616880598
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1003949
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 846201
  • (OCoLC)52073424
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, 5.1 Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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