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Out of Africa

Author: Sydney PollackKurt LuedtkeRobert RedfordMeryl StreepKlaus Maria BrandauerAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2000]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Collector's ed., widescreen [ed.]View all editions and formats
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The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa)in 1914. An epic romance of love and loss.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Romance films
Biographical films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Karen Blixen; Isak Dinesen; Karen Blixen; Isak Dinesen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sydney Pollack; Kurt Luedtke; Robert Redford; Meryl Streep; Klaus Maria Brandauer; John Barry; Fredric Steinkamp; David Watkin; Isak Dinesen; Judith Thurman; Errol Trzebinski; Mirage Enterprises (Firm); Universal Pictures (Firm); Universal City Studios.
ISBN: 0783240171 9780783240176
OCLC Number: 47699599
Language Note: In English with optional soundtrack in French. Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the books: Out of Africa / by Karen Blixen; Shadows on the grass ; Letters from Africa / by Isak Dinesen. Isak Dinesen, the life of a storyteller / by Judith Thurman. Silence will speak / by Errol Trzebinski.
Based on the life of writer Isak Dinesen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Song of Africa : an original documentary; feature commentary with director Sydney Pollack; production notes; cast & filmmakers; theatrical trailer; recommendations; Universal WEB links.
Credits: Music, John Barry ; editors, Fredric Steinkamp ... [et al.] ; director of photography, David Watkin ; co-producer, Terence Clegg.
Cast: Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer.
Awards: Academy Award winner, 1985: Best Picture (Sydney Pollack) ; Best writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Kurt Luedtke) ; Best Music, Original Score (John Barry) ; Best Sound (Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, Larry Stensvold, Peter Handford) ; Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Stephen Grimes ; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin) ; Best Cinematrography (David Watkin)
Golden Globes, 1985: Best motion picture-drama; Best original score-motion picture; Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (161 minutes) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; dual layer; Dolby digital 4.1 surround or 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).
Contents: Out of Africa (feature presentation) --
Song of Africa (documentary.
Other Titles: Song of Africa.
Out of Africa (Motion picture).
Responsibility: a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack.

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The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa)in 1914. An epic romance of love and loss.

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