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.
When Denys washes Karen's hair, he quotes from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. One line, "He prayeth well, who loveth well both man and bird and beast," is inscribed on the real Denys Finch Hatton's gravestone.
I like animals. Nothing they do is half-hearted. Everything they do is for the first time: they hunt, they eat, they mate...
In the plants.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)
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