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Out of Africa / a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack.

Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008 (Director, Producer). Luedtke, Kurt. (Screenwriter). Redford, Robert. (Actor). Streep, Meryl. (Actor). Brandauer, Klaus Maria. (Actor). Barry, John, 1933-2011 (Composer). Steinkamp, Fredric. (Film editor). Watkin, David, 1925-2008 (Cinematographer). Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Shadows in the grass. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Breve fra Afrika. (Added Author). Thurman, Judith, 1946- Isak Dinesen, the life of a storyteller. (Added Author). Trzebinski, Errol, 1936- Silence will speak. (Added Author). Mirage Enterprises (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Universal City Studios. (Added Author). Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0783240171
  • ISBN: 9780783240176
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (161 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the books: Out of Africa / by Karen Blixen; Shadows on the grass ; Letters from Africa / by Isak Dinesen. Isak Dinesen, the life of a storyteller / by Judith Thurman. Silence will speak / by Errol Trzebinski.
Based on the life of writer Isak Dinesen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Song of Africa : an original documentary; feature commentary with director Sydney Pollack; production notes; cast & filmmakers; theatrical trailer; recommendations; Universal WEB links.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, John Barry ; editors, Fredric Steinkamp ... [et al.] ; director of photography, David Watkin ; co-producer, Terence Clegg.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa)in 1914. An epic romance of love and loss.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 4.1 surround or 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; region 1; NTSC; dual layer.
Language Note:
In English with optional soundtrack in French.
Closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 1986: Best picture; Best director; Best cinematography; Best art direction, set decoration; Best sound; Best music, original score; Best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium
Golden Globes, 1985: Best motion picture-drama; Best original score-motion picture; Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture.
Subject: Blixen, Karen, 1885-1962 > Drama.
Authors, Danish > 20th century > Drama.
Kenya > Social life and customs > 1895-1963 > Drama.
Country life > Kenya > Drama.
Great Britain > Colonies > Kenya > Drama.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Feature films United States.
Biographical films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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