Was this review helpful? The book on which the movie is based is a history of Native Americans in the American West in the 1860s and 1870s, focusing upon the transition from traditional … I shall rise and pass. Was this review helpful? Was this review helpful? Was this review helpful? Was this review helpful? Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 Western historical drama television film adapted from the 1970 book of the same name by Dee Brown. When the government of America's European settlers defeated the indigenous population, they didn't directly massacre or enslave them (at least, not in every case). Use the HTML below.
These nations consist of so many different groups, but are not ever mentioned or described in the movie, and the massacre at Chankpe Opi Wakpala or Wounded Knee itself is merely a small side event in the tale. However given the medium, it's a compelling film that highlights the plight of the Native American Indian in the dying days of the Old West, and with it, the death knell of a proud warrior people.
I feel that the movie was good but I wished it would have been much longer and more detailed.
I feel like HBO didn't do the book the justice that it deserved, and if anyone was smart they should have made a real movie. That is what we stood for and they took it away. The book is an extremely moving and accurate portrayal of the events surrounding the Massacre at Wounded Knee.
33 out of 45 found this helpful. 16 out of 25 found this helpful. All the Native Americans in the movie were protrayed by true Native Americans. This well intentioned movie did not capture the spirit of Dee Brown's book, alas.
In the mid 1960s, President Lyndon B. Johnson (Sir Michael Gambon) and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam. Topic(s) of this poem: america. The movie does a good job showing a more sympathetic side to some of the Americans who actually cared for the Indian's and their interests. So, right after Sitting Bull was shot, the soldiers weren't satisfied.
Both are great though!I refuse to watch the movie. But the movie, as far as I'm concerned is outstanding.
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Its pace was slow and didn't seem to draw emotion from the story. 5 out of 19 found this helpful. 29 wins & 27 nominations. This film is a classic portrayal of murder, treachery and deceit by the whites as is ALWAYS the case!
To see land that had sustained your people for eons being taken over and divided up, destroyed, its animal life extinguished with no hope of recovery. 29 wins & 27 nominations.
65 of 105 people found this review helpful. Preference is a question of truth over fantasy.Trail of Tears by Gloria Jahoda In the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Peter Matthiessen Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation by John Ehle Black Elk Speaks, New Edition by John G. Neihardt Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto by Vine DeloriaHow do you think about the answers? I have no idea whether this is historically accurate, or, if I were a member of (Canada's) First Nations, to embrace or be offended by this portrayal of the time period, which, though the story of one Americanized Indian, is (given the title) really about the plight of America's first peoples and obviously told from a 21st Century perspective. Overall it is an awesome movie that I think, if shown in some of my history classes, would make that subject a lot more interesting. In what way does the film differ from the novel and from reality?'
A troubled foster child with an affinity for drawing and artwork, becomes attached to her eccentric and forgetful new foster mother, also an artist. A young girl seeks out imaginative ways to cope with the death of her twin brother. If you haven't read the book, or knew nothing of the history of this story, you would be completely lost.Looking for something to watch? Aside from vague knowledge of Custer, and perhaps a viewing or two of Dances With Wolves , I'd venture that most Americans don't know or care much about this story.
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