British infantryman John Morgan is captured by Sioux (Yellowhand Tribe) in 19th Century Midwestern US . Morgan realizes he's up against life or death situation. Yellowhands adopt Morgan and both primary and secondary characters learn life and survival skills from one another.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jeanne Fritsch
English aristocrat John Morgan (Harris) is traveling through the American West in 1825 when he is captured by Sioux Indians. He lives with them and begins to adopt their ways, eventually becoming accepted as a member of the tribe and ascending to leadership of the tribe by the 1840s. Morgan comes to prefer the ways of the Indian to those of the white man. This 1970 movie was one of the first to hold up American Indians as exemplary while disdaining the depredations of Caucasian settlers, but there's an element of the white man saving the incoherent savages, and a vivid and somewhat offensive misuse of the Sioux Sun dance ceremony. Despite the clumsy story, "A Man Called Horse" features memorable acting by Harris, some thrilling footage, and spawned two much weaker sequels -- both with Harris.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus