Out of Africa Poster

Release Date: December 19th, 1985

DVD Release Date: February 29th, 2000

PG|2 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Malick Bowens, Joseph Thiaka, Stephen Kinyanjui, Michael Gough

Director: Sydney Pollack

Genres: Romance, Biography, Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures, MCA/Universal Pictures [us]