Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Out of Africa - fact sheet.

 Out of Africa.                                     

Out of Africa is an American romantic drama movie, based on the autobiography book, Out of Africa, written by Isak Dinesen, which was published in 1937.

It was filmed in 1985. it was directed and prodeced by the American film director, Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Klaus Maria Brandauer;  Streep played Karen Blixen; Redford played Denys Finch Hatton; and Klaus Maria Brandauer played Baron Bror Blixen.

       Meryl Streep as Karen.                    Robert Redford as Denys.             Klaus Maria Brandauer as Bror                                                                                                                     Blixen

This film received 28 film awards, including seven Academy Awards.

general plot:

In the early twentieth century, Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) decides to marry her distant cousin Baron Bror Blixen-the Finecke (Klaus Maria Brandauer) and move to Kenya to run a coffee plantation. This marriage of convenience soon falls apart due to her husband's womanizing character. Although she meets a professional hunter Denys Finch Hatton (Robert Redford), adventurous and liberal. But in the end, he dies in his plane. A fire destroyed the coffee harvest and Karen is ruined, having to return to Europe, and although at that time already separated, Denys offers to help.

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