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The Last of the Mohicans (1992) Poster

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The DVD "Director's Expanded version" contains several new shots/scenes that were added/deleted:
  • A new shot of Hawkeye walking towards Cameron's Cabin. He yelled "Hey, John Cameron!" Then he went outside the cabin (which was not shown in the original cut). The shot also had a different angle


  • An interior shot of the house contains more dialogue between a settler and an officer: Settler: "Any of the boys worth having' can disappear." Officer: "They will be found." Settler: "And where does that leave you?" . Magua also appears. Officer: "Those men will be found."


  • Cora says one more sentence to Duncan: "Alice and I have depended upon you and respected you since we were all children."


  • There is extended dialogue of Alice, Cora, and Duncan Duncan: "It can be dangerous." Alice: "Nonsense. Papa wouldn't have sent for us." Cora: "Would you like some tea?" Alice: "Yes, thank you."


  • A shot of the squad marching into the woods was added.


  • After telling Major Heyward that he ain't no scout, and ain't in no damn militia, Hawkeye's line "Clear it up any?" has been deleted.


  • At night in the burial ground, Hawkeye's line about his father saying "Do not try to understand them, and do not make them try to understand you, for they are a breed apart and make no sense," and Cora's response later have been deleted.


  • The dialogues: Cora: "A breed apart, we make no sense?" Hawkeye: "In your particular case, miss, I'd make allowance." Cora: "Thank you so much." have been deleted. Later the line "So we would know both worlds." was added as Hawkeye explained that his father was sent to school when he was 10. No time difference.


  • Some new and extended shots of the Siege on Fort William Henry.


  • The dialogue "We just dropped in to see how you boys were doing." was deleted.


  • Newer shots of the British Army leaving the Fort are shown.


  • A new but very brief shot of the French cheering their victory while entering the Fort.


  • Hawkeye's statement to Major Heyward in the Fort, "Someday you and I are going to have a serious disagreement," has been removed.


  • A woman buzzes a song while stroking a man's head.


  • Hawkeye walks across the field and later, Cora closes a dead man's eyes.


  • A longer version of the Britsh surrender is shown. Colonel Munro and General Montcalm discuss political matters. Montcalm compliments Col. Munro for his resistance. Munro replies that he was soldier and that the Marquis didn't ask to meet for exchanging some compliments.


  • Montcalm tells Magua that he shared his pain. He stated: "My son Magua's pain is my pain." Later he said to Magua that he couldn't do anything.


  • The French squad marches to the Fortress


  • Some new shots of the Huron approaching the British through the trees.


  • Some violent shots of soldiers being hacked to death by tomahawks are shown.


  • Some new footage of the group rowing from the Huron are shown.


  • After Hawkeye and the others have fled, there are two new but brief shots of the Huron approaching Cora and Alice.


  • When escaping in the canoes Hawkeye's line "Got nothing better to do on the lake today, Major?" has been deleted.


  • Cora's lines behind the waterfall, "You've done everything you can do. Save yourself!" and "If the worse happens, and only one of us survives, something of the other does too," and the first part of Hawkeye's following speech have been deleted.


  • The whole "I will find you" sequence has been changed. The original had footage of Cora, Alice and Major Heyward being taken up a mountain. This sequence was accompanied by the song, "I will find you" by the Irish group, Clannad. In this version, the song is gone and the sequence is about thirty seconds longer. It has different shots of Hawkeye, his brother and Chingachgook running up the mountain and following the Huron War party. There are also beautiful shots of the group being led into the sunset and Hawkeye kept running.


  • The scene where Cora and Hawkeye were leaving the Huron village was added.


  • A quick shot of Major Heyward burning alive has been added but his screaming has been deleted in the rest of the shots. New shots of Uncas fighting the Huron and Magua have been added.


  • When Magua slits Uncas' throat, a new sound was digitally added.


  • When Chingachgook rolls under Magua, a new sound of the tomahawk swinging is heard.


  • When Chingachgook kills Magua, the pike from the battle ax is no longer shown impaling Magua. His bloody wound was not shown.


  • The scene where Cora fell into Hawkeye's arms while she was crying has been deleted.


  • There is a much longer version of the Uncas funeral scene. Chingachgook talks about the Frontier life and how it is changing.


The Director's Definitive Cut Blu-ray reinserts the Clannad song 'I Will Find You' but it is not the version from the Theatrical Cut or the soundtrack album. The song now plays over an extended sequence of shots and none of the lyrics are English. Previously in the Theatrical Cut the sequence was significantly shorter and the beginning of the song was sung in English.
A new sequence, which was shown on the CBS version in 1996, shows the previously talked about but never shown, Major Heyward's diversion. It shows the British Army in perfect formation shooting French soldiers and Huron Indians.

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