PG | | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
The yellow biplane in which Denys and Karen fly over the savanna is a de Havilland D.H.60 Gipsy Moth, a forerunner to the famous Tiger Moth. The film implies that he had the airplane earlier than he did, but it was a Gipsy Moth.
Baron Bror Blixen:
You're not going to fall in love, are you?
Karen Blixen: Not with someone who's always leaving.
When Karen Blixen is about to shoot the lion, blood is on the right side of her mouth, from biting her lip. Afterwards, when Denys wipes her mouth, the blood is on the left side.
Network TV version features additional footage not included in theatrical release.
$3,637,290 22 December 1985
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