A Man Called Horse

Date of Movie release: May 1, 1970

Director: Elliot Silverstein

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Depicts individual undergoing a sacrificial ritual to enact a myth, that isthe overcoming of the ego for the service of the tribe. Directed by Elliot Silverstein. Starring Richard Harris.

“In 1825, an English aristocrat is captured by Native Americans. He lives with them and begins to understand their way of life. Eventually, he is accepted as part of the tribe and aspires to become their leader.”

Based on a short story by Dorothy M. Johnson.

 

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