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.
Sydney Pollack initially never considered Meryl Streep for the role of Karen Blixen as he figured she wasn't sexy enough. Streep landed the part by showing up for her meeting with the director wearing a low-cut blouse and a push-up bra.
Oh! Get away from there! Shoo! Shoo!
Karen Blixen: Oh! That's all my crystal, my Limoges.
Denys's hair often changes in the middle of scenes. It's most noticeable during the New Years ball.
Network TV version features additional footage not included in theatrical release.
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung by all at the party
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)
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