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.
This is very dear to me. It has helped me to find my way.
Farah: Thank you, Msabu.
Karen Blixen: I want to hear you say my name.
Farah: You are Karin, Msabu.
Karen offers the tribal chief a box of cigars made by the La Paz factory, in the Netherlands. That factory started exporting cigars in the 1960s.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)
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