Out of Africa

Oscar Winner
Runtime: 161 minutes

Based on a true story.

Out of Africa is a biography film released in 1985. It is based on the book "Den afrikanske Farm" by Blixen, Karen. . The film stars Meryl Streep as Karen, Robert Redford as Denys and Klaus Maria Brandauer as Bror. Out of Africa was produced for $31,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $87,000,000 in ticket sales and $43,000,000 in rental and home sales.

Out of Africa was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in nine categories. It won the Oscar for art direction , cinematography, directing, music (original score), best picture, sound and writing (screenplay based on material from another medium). It was also an Oscar nominee for costume design and film editing.

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Quotes

" He likes giving gifts... but not at Christmas.
Berkeley Cole

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Trivia

Industrial strength fire extinguishers were used to keep lions at bay.

Filming Locations

England, UK

Kenya

Shaba National Game Reserve, Kenya

Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey, England, UK

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