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Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 October 1994 (USA)
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Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her ... See full summary »

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Attorney
Dave Bald Eagle ...
Old man at HQ
Lawrence Bayne ...
Russel Means
Edgar Bear Runner ...
Reasonable man
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Mary Crow Dog
Ron Beebe ...
Another lawyer
Nathan Bison ...
Joe Little Horse
Kathy Burnett ...
Annie Mae
Vic Camp ...
Webster's friend
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Aunt Elsie Flood
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Mary's mother
Wi-Waste-Win Conroy ...
Little Girl
Amy Moore Davis ...
Nadine
Jonathan Gill ...
Wovoka
Irene Handren-Seals ...
Morningstar Clearwater
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Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her people. She aids the Lakota in their struggle for their rights: a struggle that culminates in an armed standoff with US government forces at the site of an 1890 massacre. Written by Eric Sorensen <Eric_Sorensen@fc.mcps.k12.md.us>

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She dreamed of justice and fought for it in a place called Wounded Knee.

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Mary Crow Dog: So what's your big, bad, irritating A.I.M. gonna do?
Spencer: We light the spark. We're gonna take it all back! And then we're gonna set it free.
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Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

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Three stars!
21 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lakota Woman: Siege At Wounded Knee (1994) C-100m. *** D: Frank Pierson. Irene Bedard, Joseph Runningfox, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Michael Horse, Lawrence Hayne, Lois Red Elk, August Schellenberg. The odyssey of Mary Crow Dog is muted in this TNT version depicting childhood, teenage aimlessness and purpose as a member of the American Indian Movement. Evocative, well-made and cast with an authentic script by Bill Kerby that reflects how this woman was led to the famous 1973 siege. Bedard is excellent in the lead. Based on the autobiographical book Lakota Woman by Richard Erodes and Crow Dog, who can be glimpsed in peyote scene.


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