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.
Features Klaus Maria Brandauer's only Oscar nominated performance.
I wouldn't run. If you do, she'll think you're something good to eat.
Karen Blixen: Have you - Do you have a gun?
Denys: She won't like the smell of you.
Karen Blixen: Shoot - shoot it.
Denys: She's had breakfast.
Karen Blixen: Please shoot her.
Denys: Well, let's give her a moment.
Karen Blixen: Oh my God, shoot her!
Karen Blixen: Just ...
The double-lever, rack-and-pinion "Wing" corkscrew has its origins in H.S. Heely's 1888 British patent on a corkscrew he called the A1 Heeley Double Lever. A version of the corkscrew reached the United States in 1930, but it was widespread in Europe before that.
Network TV version features additional footage not included in theatrical release.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)