Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Poster

Release Date: 2007

DVD Release Date: September 11th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary
In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes (Aidan Quinn) introduces legislation to protect Native Americans rights. In South Dakota, schoolteacher Elaine Goodale (Anna Paquin) joins Sioux native and Western-educated Dr. Charles Eastman in working with tribe members. Meanwhile, Lakota Chief Sitting Bull refuses to give into mounting government pressures.

Cast: Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, Anna Paquin, August Schellenberg, J.K. Simmons, Colm Feore, Wes Studi, Fred Dalton Thompson

Director: Yves Simoneau

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Underdog, Doctor, Tense, Fall, Pursuit

Awards

Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special