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Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves is a 1990 film which tells the story of a cavalry officer who befriends a band of Dakota Indians, sacrificing his career and his own people. It stars Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Pastorelli and Charles Rocket.

The movie was adapted by Michael Blake from his novel. It was directed by Costner.

It won Academy Awards for

Best Cinematography
Best Director
Best Film Editing
Best Music, Original Score
Best Picture
Best Sound
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.
It was nominated for
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Kevin Costner)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Graham Greene)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mary McDonnell)
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Costume Design