Out of Africa
- Original title
Out of Africa
- Running time
- 160 min.
- United States
Kurt Luedtke (Novel: Isak Dinesen)
Klaus Maria Brandauer,
Mirage Entertainment / Universal Pictures
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.
: 7 Academy Awards: Best Movie, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction, OST, Sound
: 3 Golden Globes, including Best Drama Movie. 6 nominations
: 3 BAFTA, including Best Adapted Screenplay. 7 nominations
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supp. Actor (Brandaue) & Best Cinematography
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actres (Streep) & Cinem. 3 Nom.
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film and Actress (Meryl Streep)
: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreing Film
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