Set in 20th century Kenya, Out of Africa follows the true life story of Karen Blixen, (played by Meryl Streep) a plantation owner with a series of obstacles in her way.
Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen - Meryl Streep
TriviaThe role of Karen Blixen in Out of Africa was originally offered to Katherine Hepburn.
In 1986, Out of Africa copped seven Oscar awards.
Klaus Maria Brandauer won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Bror in Out of Africa.
Meryl Streep won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Karen in Out of Africa.
Sydney Pollack won for Best Director for Out of Africa.
John Barry won for Best Original Score for Out of Africa.
Sydney Pollack, Producer won for Best Picture for Out of Africa.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Out of Africa was released to theatres on 12/18/1985 by Universal, and grossed $79,096,868 at the box office in the US.
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