Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 historical drama television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO Films. The book on which the movie is based... read more
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 historical drama television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO Films. The book on which the movie is based is a history of Native Americans in the American West in the 1860s and 1870s, focusing upon the transition from traditional ways of living to living on reservations and their treatment during that period. The title of the film and the book is taken from a line in the Stephen Vincent Benet poem "American Names." It was shot in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Original Release

05/27/2007

Cast

Anna Paquin Elaine Goodale
Chevez Ezaneh Ohiyesa / Young Charles
August Schellenberg Sitting Bull
Duane Howard Uncle
Aidan Quinn Henry Dawes
Colm Feore General Sherman
Fred Thompson President Ulysses S. Grant
Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse One Bull
Wayne Charles Baker Jacob
Brian Stollery Bishop Whipple
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Yves Simoneau

Writers

Daniel Giat, Dee Brown

Cast

Anna Paquin Elaine Goodale
Chevez Ezaneh Ohiyesa / Young Charles
August Schellenberg Sitting Bull
Duane Howard Uncle
Aidan Quinn Henry Dawes
Colm Feore General Sherman
Fred Thompson President Ulysses S. Grant
Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse One Bull
Wayne Charles Baker Jacob
Brian Stollery Bishop Whipple
Shaun Johnston Col. Nelson Miles
Gordon Tootoosis Chief Red Cloud
Billy Merasty Young Man Afraid
Morris Birdyellowhead American Horse
Eddie Spears Chasing Crane
Lee Tergesen Daniel Royer
J.K. Simmons James McLaughlin
Holly Bird Scarlet Whirlwind
Sean Wei Mah Bull Head
Star Birdyellowhead Bull Head's Wife

Producers

Yves Simoneau Executive Producer
Tom Thayer Executive Producer
Dick Wolf Executive Producer
Clara George Producer

Editors

Michael Brown, Michael D. Ornstein

2008 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries, or Movie Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie Won
2007 Emmy Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2007 Emmy Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic) Won
2007 Emmy Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Won
2007 Emmy Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Won
2007 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2007 Emmy Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
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