Out of Africa

Out of Africa (1985)

Based on a true story.

  • Genre: History, Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 1985-12-20
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 934 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.

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    Production Mary Selway Casting
    Editing Pembroke J. Herring Editor
    Directing Sydney Pollack Director
    Production Sydney Pollack Producer
    Editing William Steinkamp Editor
    Sound John Barry Original Music Composer
    Sound John Barry Conductor
    Costume & Make-Up Milena Canonero Costume Design
    Editing Sheldon Kahn Editor
    Art Cliff Robinson Art Direction
    Writing Karen Blixen Book
    Production Judith Thurman Associate Producer
    Writing Judith Thurman Book
    Writing Errol Trzebinski Book
    Writing Kurt Luedtke Screenplay
    Camera David Watkin Director of Photography
    Editing Fredric Steinkamp Editor
    Art Stephen B. Grimes Production Design
    Art Colin Grimes Art Direction
    Art Herbert Westbrook Art Direction
    Art Josie MacAvin Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Mary Hillman Makeup Artist
    Visual Effects David Harris Special Effects Supervisor
    Production Terence A. Clegg Co-Producer
    Production Kim Jorgensen Executive Producer
    Production Anna Cataldi Associate Producer