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Out of Africa (1985)

8 Ratings: 4.0
Drama movie directed by Sydney Pollack

Out of Africa is a 1985 film based loosely on the autobiographical book by Isak Dinesen (pseudonym of Karen Blixen) published in 1937, as well as Dinesen's Shadows on the Grass and other sources. The movie received 28 film awards, … see full wiki

Director: Sydney Pollack
Genre: Drama
3 reviews about Out of Africa (1985)
Quick Tip by . December 28, 2010
Heard of it since long time ago but never did see it until the other day on the TV. It's a film that until you're ready to see it, you won't be able to appreciate it fully. And for me, it's no better time than now! Interesting how one's life event can synchronized so well with what you see on films!
review by . July 19, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
What doesn't kill us makes us stronger... The tale of Karen Blixen is enhanced with a beautiful performance by Meryl Streep. Streep's work on language is magnificent in and of itself; I could watch this film again and again just to hear her say, "I had a farm... out of Africa." This movie is deep and rich in the best sense, with tremendous cinematography, a great soundtrack, Oscar-quality performances, and a great story to be told.
review by . September 04, 2005
This movie about Karen Blixen's (Meryl Streep) experiences in Africa and her love affair with Denys Finch Hatton (Robert Redford) is played out against a lush background, the savage brutality of place rendered in stunning cinematography. The film is a visual feast, capturing the deserts and rolling green valleys, the vast, empty plains and the native population that Blixen befriends and treasures. Her marriage to a German (Klaus Maria Brandaur) a sham, Karen's husband leaves the farm entirely to …
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