Out of Africa

Oscar Winner

Genre:  Drama, Romance
Running Time:  161 min.
Release Date: December 13, 1985

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Cast: Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Suzanna Hamilton, Michael Gough, Rachel Kempson, Graham Crowden, Leslie Phillips


In 1914, Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep), a strong-willed woman, runs a coffee plantation in Kenya with her philandering husband (Klaus Maria Brandauer). To her astonishment, she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people and a mysterious white hunter (Robert Redford).

Out of Africa was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning seven: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Art Direction-Set Direction, Best Sound, Best Screenplay Based on Material from another Medium.

Director: Sydney Pollack
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Sydney Pollack
Screenplay: Kurt Luedtke

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