Dance With Wolves Analysis

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The film Dances with Wolves is motion picture based on a book by Michael Blake about a soldier in the American Civil War. The story of the movie has facts about indigenous people during Civil war in the United states. However, there are author’s thoughts and imagination as well. The film allocated for the life-saving image of Native Americans, which is very different from the typical Hollywood stamps that show Indians or “noble husbands” or “bloodthirsty savages”. The American Army lieutenant, John Dunbar, requests that he be transferred to a new duty station closer to the western border of the United States of America. The place of his service is a distant little fort. Tragic events are taking place shortly after the start of the service in …show more content…
At first, Dunbar and the Indians separated by the barrier of language and culture. But gradually they start to find common language. There's a white woman in the tribe Standing with Fist that helps bring him together. Dunbar attracted to the Indians, to their proximity to nature, to their original way of life, and to their thoughts. After he helped the tribes find a herd of buffalo, Dancing with Wolves becomes a full-fledged member of the tribe. Alone in the prairie, John Dunbar refuses return to his past way of life. I think “Dance with Wolves” is certainly one of the greatest movie ever made in Hollywood about Natives Americans, tolerance, friendship and discovering of the other. The epic western movie directed, produced, and starring by Kevin …show more content…
The movie was the greatest Western ever. However, it is not just for its sweeping photography of the West, but for telling the true story about the West: our government’s treatment of the native American Indians. After watching the movie, I think native American Indians terrorized by aggressor and invader of their land and white men are not welcome in their homeland. In one of the scene, when John for first time goes to the Indian village one of the woman by seeing the white man holding her kids and run away and one of the native worrier says you are not welcome in here and go away. Thus, this shows that occupiers of their

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