Out of Africa

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Initially set on being a dairy farmer, the aristocratic Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) travels to Africa to join her husband, Bror (Klaus Maria Brandauer), who instead spends their money on a coffee plantation. After discovering Bror is unfaithful, Karen develops feelings for hunter Denys (Robert Redford), but realizes he prefers a simplistic lifestyle compared to her upper class background. The two continue on until a series of events force Karen to choose between her love and personal growth.

Release details

Rated: PG
Release date: Wednesday December 18 1985
Duration: 160 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Sydney Pollack
Screenwriter: Kurt Luedtke
Cast: Malick Bowens
Suzanna Hamilton
Rachel Kempson
Leslie Phillips
Graham Crowden
Stephen Kinyanjui
Joseph Thiaka
Meryl Streep
Michael Kitchen
Michael Gough
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Robert Redford