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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
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Directed By Yves Simoneau
Written By Daniel Giat
Cast Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, Anna Paquin, Colm Feore
Produced By Tom Thayer, Dick Wolf
Cinematography By David Franco
Distributed By HBO
Country United States
Language English
Release Date May 27, 2007
Runtime 132 Minutes
Rating TV-14

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 American Western-themed historical drama television film adapted directed by Yves Simoneau, written by Daniel Giat, and starring Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, and Anna Paquin. It was released on HBO on May 27, 2007. This film is an adaptation from the eponymous 1970 book by Dee Brown.


During the US expansion into Indian Territory, a doctor, an Indian chief and a senator deal with the upheaval. While the chief fights for his people, the senator ensures a humane treatment for them.



  • Adam Beach as Charles Eastman
  • Anna Paquin as Elaine Goodale
  • Chevez Ezaneh as Ohiyesa / young Charles
  • August Schellenberg as Sitting Bull
  • Aidan Quinn as Henry L. Dawes
  • Colm Feore as William Tecumseh Sherman
  • Fred Thompson as Ulysses S. Grant
  • Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse as One Bull
  • Brian Stollery as Bishop Whipple
  • Shaun Johnston as Nelson A. Miles
  • Gordon Tootoosis as Red Cloud
  • Billy Merasty as Young Man Afraid Of His Horses
  • Morris Birdyellowhead as American Horse
  • Eddie Spears as Chasing Crane
  • Sean Wei Mah as Bull Head
  • Eric Schweig as Gall
  • Jimmy Herman as Yellow Bird
  • Patrick St. Esprit as James Walsh
  • J.K. Simmons as James McLaughlin
  • Wes Studi as Wovoka/Jack Wilson
  • Marty Atonini as James W. Forsyth
  • Lee Tergesen as Daniel F. Royer