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.
You've ruined it for me, you know.
Karen Blixen: Ruined what?
Denys: Being alone.
At Karen and Denys's first safari dinner, Deny's fruit is partially peeled, then completely unpeeled, then fully peeled in different shots during their conversation.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)