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  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Dubbed: French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004T0XYJQ
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 95,050 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Spike Owen TOP 500 REVIEWER on 13 Sept. 2012
Format: DVD
This is the story of Lord John Morgan, an honest earthy person who is captured by the Sioux in 1825. Abused and treated as an animal he comes to adapt to his life in order to survive. Enduring torture and oppression he must earn their respect in order to be accepted as part of their tribe.

The white man as part of a Sioux tribe story was given a major shot in the arm with Kevin Costner's Oscar bagger, Dances With Wolves in 1990. This picture came out some twenty years before Costner's stylish picture but the two films couldn't be further apart in terms of story telling. Here in Elliot Silverstein's picture, the scenery and scope is certainly lush, but the niceties stop there for this is a harsh, at times painful, story with realism dripping from each frame. Silverstein wanted to get as close as he could to the facts of the Sioux way of life, even bringing in a Sioux historian to oversee the production.

The Sioux are painted on both sides of the canvas, on one side we are shown them to be violent, even sadistic, but Silverstein also portrays them as an intelligent race driven on by intense loyalty to their ways and culture. Richard Harris plays our main protagonist and has a clear license to act with immense verve and vigour, it's a memorable turn that lingers long after the credits roll. Hurting the film is a twee romance between Morgan and the Chiefs daughter (Judith Anderson) and Jean Gascon's fluctuating accents start to grate entering the film's last quarter. But really the plus points far outweigh the little irritants in the piece. The editing from Philip W. Anderson & Michael Kahn is like a whirling paean to hallucinations, and some scenes are from the top draw, most notably the Vow To The Sun ritual that literally is painful to watch. A Man Called Horse may well be of its time, but it's certainly a very interesting and highly intelligent film. 7/10
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 50 REVIEWER on 24 April 2014
Format: Blu-ray
English gentleman and aristocrat 'John Morgan' is on a hunting and discovery
expedition in the American Mid-West 1825.
He is captured by a band of 'Sioux' Indians led by 'Chief Yellow Hand' 'John's
companions have been killed.
He is taken to the Sioux camp, where the Chief gives 'John' to his elderly mother
'Buffalo Cow Head' as a servant/slave.
Gradually he begins to appreciate their way of life, the camp Clown/idiot a
Frenchman captured some years earlier befriends 'John' and helps him to
understand the language and explain what is going on in the camp.
'John' begins to embrace his captures and their culture, he also has noticed the
Chiefs sister 'Running Deer' and would love to get closer, to do so however he
has much to prove.
Showing his willingness to kill and scalp a 'Blackfoot Warrior' a tribe that are sworn
enemies of the 'Sioux' is a good start.
To be accepted as an equal he will have to submit to a ritual 'The Sun Vow' which
is an extreme test.
A extraordinary performance from 'Richard Harris' throughout this compelling movie,
the film does include graphic scenes of violence, some nudity, and a convincing
battle sequence between 'The Sioux' and the 'Blackfoot'
Truly one of the greatest movies of it's category to be brought to screen.
The Blu-ray update is in general 'Very Good'
The film acclaimed for it's well researched insight into the traditions and rituals of the
'Native American Indians' bringing a level of authenticity to the film rarely seen before
this 1970 production.
The scenes of the induction into the tribe, among one of the most memorable film
sequences ever portrayed.
(I own the 'Import' of this movie, it is in fact region free)
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Krzysztof Jurek on 25 Nov. 2002
Format: VHS Tape
first of all, I wish to pay hommage to a great man who also left us in 2002. My father discovered Richard Harris through this movie, and remained fond of him because of his extraordinary performance in this motion picture. Theis is the story of a man whose predisposition to survive enables him to enter the unknown and defiant world of the Sioux nation, learn about life and the meaning of it, and decide that this is what he had been longing for all his life. With the setting of the inter-nation wars and the threat of the white man to the world as they know it, this picture is a classic tale of instinct, passion, pain and hope.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Charles Vasey TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 6 Oct. 2012
Format: DVD
I watched this back in the cinema in the Seventies. It was notable for many things from its use (without subtitles) of the Sioux language, its attention to the detail revealed by George Catlin's paintings, and an almost neutral approach to the vexed question of Cowboys or Indians. The hero is British (in a very Irish way)and thus in Sioux territory not to pinch the land but to shoot the grouse. The Sioux are clearly shown warts and all rather than looking soulfully off into a Green Peace sun; this is a predatory warrior society. I found the story enthralling when I first saw it, and much the same when I watched it recently. The scene with the Agincourt arrows slips a bit, but otherwise the standard is high. Harris acts very well.
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Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Interestingly unusual! Personally I'm fascinated by the old-type Indian films. While this takes longer than expected to get going it does leave you wanting to watch more of it & for that reason I couldn't turn it off. Not really believable, & the wigs are pretty awful, but nevertheless it is quite enjoyable on the whole.
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