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.
It took director Sydney Pollack and writer Kurt Luedtke two years to put together the script. The elements of the plot included Blixen's Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass. Much local color was drawn from Elsbeth Huxley's The Flame Trees of Thika.
Baron Bror Blixen:
That's a fine kiss goodbye.
Karen Blixen: I'm better at hello.
The drummer at the New Years Eve party uses contemporary nylon-tipped sticks.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)
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