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.
Joss Ackland was offered the role of Bror Blixen. He turned it down in order to star in Shadowlands (1985).
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 ...
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.
Network TV version features additional footage not included in theatrical release.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)
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