Rent Out of Africa (1985)

3.7 of 5 from 159 ratings
2h 34min
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Synopsis:
Out Of Africa follows the true life story of Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep), an amazingly strong-willed woman who moves from Denmark to run a coffee plantation with her philandering husband (Klaus Maria Brandauer) in Kenya around 1914. To her astonishment she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people and a mysterious British adventurer and idealist (Robert Redford).
Actors:
, , , , , Joseph Thiaka, Stephen Kinyanjui, , , , , , , Mike Bugara, Job Seda, Mohammed Umar, , , , Stephen B. Grimes
Directors:
Producers:
Sydney Pollack
Writers:
Karen Blixen, Judith Thurman
Others:
Kurt Luedtke, David Watkin, Josie MacAvin, Stephen Grimes, John Barry, Milena Canonero, Gary Alexander, Peter Handford, Chris Jenkins, Tom McCarthy Jr, Sheldon Kahn, William Steinkamp, Fredric Steinkamp, Pembroke Herring, Larry Stensvold
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Genres:
Drama
Awards:

1987 BAFTA Best Adapted Screen Play

1987 BAFTA Best Cinematography

1987 BAFTA Best Sound

1986 Oscar Best Picture

1986 Oscar Best Cinematography

1986 Oscar Best Director

1986 Oscar Best Art Direction

1986 Oscar Best Music Original Score

1986 Oscar Best Sound

1986 Oscar Best Adapted Screen Play

BBFC:
Release Date:
21/07/2003
Run Time:
154 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bonus:
  • Audio Commentary With Sidney Pollack
  • Trailer
  • Production Notes
  • Cast and Filmmaker's Filmographies
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/01/2011
Run Time:
161 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
Subtitles:
Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Bonus:
  • Song of Africa - An Original Documentary
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Commentary with Sydney Pollack
  • Deleted Scenes

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Reviews (1) of Out of Africa

Very collonial - Out of Africa review by RL

A woman spends time in Africa, then returns to Denmark after not acheiving quite what she wanted. Rather uneventful, but still very pleasant to watch, with great acting, landscapes & theme music.

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