Crazy Horse is a 1996 film based on the true story of Crazy Horse, Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota, directed by John Irvin. It stars Michael Greyeyes as the titular role, Ned Beatty as Dr. McGillicuddy, Irene Bedard as Black Buffalo Woman, Wes Studi as Red Cloud and Peter Horton as George Armstrong Custer.
Other First Nation stars include Jimmy Herman as Conquering Bear, August Schellenberg as Sitting Bull, Gordon Tootoosis as Akicita and Lorne Cardinal as Young Man Afraid.
It was shot in Black Hills, South Dakota.
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