Starring: Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, Anna Paquin
Directed By: Yves Simoneau
Duration: 2 hr 6 min
Told primarily through the eyes of three characters – Charles Eastman, Sitting Bull and Senator Henry Dawes – this HBO Original film explores the United States’ obsession with its manifest destiny, detailing the economic, political and social pressures that underpinned the opening of the American West in the latter part of the 19th Century. Furthermore, the film also depicts the tragic and permanent impact this expansion had on American Indian culture.