Little Big Man (1970)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Western | 23 December 1970 (USA)
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Director: Arthur Penn
Writers: Thomas Berger (novel), Calder Willingham (screenplay)
Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George
Synopsis by Lucia Bozzola
Recounting how the West was won through the eyes of a white man raised as a Native American, Arthur Penn's 1970 adaptation of Thomas Berger's satirical novel was a comic yet stinging allegory about the bloody results of American imperialism. As a misguided 20th-century historian listens, 121-year-old Jack Crabb (Dustin Hoffman) narrates the story of being the only white survivor of Custer's Last Stand. White orphan Crabb was adopted by the Cheyenne, renamed "Little Big Man," and raised in the ways of the ... View All »