• I Dreamed of Africa (2000)

I Dreamed of Africa

Release Date: May 5th, 2000

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2000

PG-13 |1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary

Inspired by the true story of indomitable Kuki Gallmann, the film tells of a beautiful and inquisitive woman who had the courage to escape from her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy to start anew in the African wilderness with her son, Emanuele, and her new husband, Paolo. Gallmann faces great danger there but eventually becomes a celebrated conservationist.

Cast: Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen, Eva Marie Saint, Daniel Craig, Lance Reddick, Connie Chiume

Director: Hugh Hudson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Jaffilms, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Quest, Transformation, Melodramatic, Husband, 1970s, Inspiring, Son, 1980s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    Despite the movie's dramatic weaknesses, I was spellbound by the images. show more

  • 39
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Why waste the price of a movie ticket when you can see wildebeests cavorting for free from the comfort of your own recliner?

  • 63
    Desmond RyanPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Consist of little more than people arguing or clambering in and out of dusty Land Rovers.

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