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First, Michael Blake wrote a book called Dances with wolves in 1988. Then, in 1990 Kevin Costner, the famous American actor, turned the film into a huge cinema hit.

Dances with wolves
is an epic film which tells the story of a United States Army lieutenant, John J. Dunbar,  who went in seach of the American frontier in 1864 and found himself. (see webquest by Michelle Henry, J is for John Dunbar)

He eventually becomes friends with a Sioux tribe and a lonely wolf called " Socks".

The film which was both directed and produced by Kevin Costner, was released on November 9, 1990. It was nominated for 12 Oscars and won 7 Academy Awards and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture.

Much of the dialogue is in the Lakota language with English subtitles, which was unusual for a film at the time of its release. It was shot in South Dakota and Wyoming.

Here is the Dances with Wolves trailer :

And here's my new challenge for you, how do you say "buffalo" in Lakota ?

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It's super film and I would look the end , please...
<br /> It is a superb film. You would like to see the end... I'm glad you liked it.<br /> Well, maybe we'll watch it at the end of June...<br /> <br /> <br />
We say "buffalo" in Lakota,TATANKA.
<br /> Well done again. Buffalo is "Tatanka" in the Lakota language.<br /> <br /> <br />


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