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Out of Africa

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Original title
Out of Africa
Year
Running time
160 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Kurt Luedtke (Novel: Isak Dinesen)
Music
John Barry
Cinematography
David Watkin
Cast
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Producer
Mirage Entertainment / Universal Pictures
Genre
Romance. Adventure. Drama | Based On A True Story. Romantic Drama. Africa. Colonialism. 1910s
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the book "Out of Africa" by Danish writer Isak Dinesen (her real name was Karen Blixen). Karen Blixen, a Danish woman, marries a friend for the title of Baroness and they move to Africa and start a coffee plantation. Things unfold when her husband begins cheating on her and is away on business often, so she's at home alone, working on the farm and bonding with two men she met in her first day in Africa. She eventually falls in love with the one, Denys Finch-Hatton, and goes on safari and whatnot with him.
Awards
1985: 7 Academy Awards: Best Movie, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction, OST, Sound
1985: 3 Golden Globes, including Best Drama Movie. 6 nominations
1986: 3 BAFTA, including Best Adapted Screenplay. 7 nominations
1985: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supp. Actor (Brandaue) & Best Cinematography
1985: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1985: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
1985: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film and Actress (Meryl Streep)
1986: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreing Film
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