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Crazy Horse (1996)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Biography, Drama  |  7 July 1996 (USA)
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The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.

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The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.

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August Schellenberg previously played Sitting Bull in Witness to Yesterday (1970) and would later do so again in Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007). See more »

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Crazy Horse's horse wears iron shoes (visible during the vision quest scene) See more »

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General George Armstrong Custer: They are a brave people. Their time has passed. History moves on.
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One of Michael Greyeyes' better films.
4 June 2004 | by (Mono, Ontario - Canada) – See all my reviews

I thought this to be one of Mr. Greyeyes' better films since he was perfectly suited for the role of Crazy Horse. Of course, the supporting cast was very well picked as Native people themselves played the Native roles like the way its supposed to be. I read some of the comments that other members put for this film and I tend to disagree with what these pessimists say. Personally I think this film should have made it to the big screen.. too bad it didn't make it to the big screen.

But........ anyways...... I cannot recall how Crazy Horse died in the film since its been a while when I last saw it. In real life, he was only 35 when he was murdered by 3 white policemen who came to arrest him for no known reason. Apparently he was bayoneted in the back by one of these policemen while the other 2 held him so he couldn't free himself. It was truly a sad day in Lakota history when he died. It was also the way he died too that makes this situation even more sad.

Well..... however..... this is why I gave this film a 7 out of 10.


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