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Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

Epic western about a Union soldier in the American Civil War, Lieutenant John Dunbar, who after an act of suicidal bravery becomes a hero and is allowed to choose his next assignment. He requests the frontier and is assigned to a fort built somewhere in the Midwest. Dunbar arrives there to find the place deserted, he soon learns that a band of Sioux are encamped nearby. Having made contact, he quickly becomes absorbed into their way of life and begins to adopt their culture.

Last on

New Year's Day 2013 12:45 BBC Two


Lt John J Dunbar
Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
Kicking Bird
Graham Greene
Robert Pastorelli


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