"Out of Africa" (1985)

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Out of Africa (1985)

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In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.

"Out of Africa" is a 1985 American epic romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack, and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. The film is based loosely on the autobiographical book Out of Africa written by Isak Dinesen (the pseudonym of Danish author Karen Blixen), which was published in 1937, with additional material from Dinesen's book "Shadows on the Grass" and other sources. The film received 28 film awards, including seven Academy Awards.

Genre': Biography, Drama, Romance
Release date: December 18, 1985

Director: Sydney Pollack

Produced by: Sydney Pollack, Kim Jorgensen
Screenplay by: Kurt Luedtke
Based on: The novel, "Out of Africa" by Isak Dinesen
Music by: John Barry
Cinematography: David Watkin
Edited by: Fredric Steinkamp, William Steinkamp, Pembroke Herring, Sheldon Kahn

Cast: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Shane Rimmer, Malick Bowens, Suzanna Hamilton

Distributed by: Universal Pictures


Academy Awards (1986 / 58th):

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
  • Best Sound
  • Best Music, Original Score

Golden Globe Awards (1986)

  • Best Motion Picture - Drama
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
  • Best Original Score - Motion Picture

BAFTA Film Awards (1986)

  • Best Screenplay - Adapted
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Sound

Overall: 30 wins and 27 nominations

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