Dances With Wolves 20th ANNIVERSARY. EXTENDED CUT. Kevin Costner stars in and directs this triumphant masterpiece written by Michael Blake, based on his novel. This breathtaking 20th Anniversary Edition includes an extended cut of the film and all-new exclusive extras. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Directing and Best Picture, this modern classic tells the story of Lt. Dunbar (Costner), a Civil War hero who befriends a tribe of Sioux Indians while stationed at a desolate outpost on the American frontier. What follow's is a series of unforgettable moments from Dunbars tender scenes with Stands with a Fist (Mary McDonnell), to the thrilling, action-packed buffalo hunt. Experience the excitement, emotion and sweeping beauty of this cinematic treasure!