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.
When Kamante wakes Karen to warn her about the fire, the actual real-life event was not about the fire at the coffee factory, but a long, thin, winding rivulet of fire that Kamante had seen in the blackness of night as the Maasai performed their burning of the grass on the Athi plain, which was done to promote new growth grass for their cattle. They would do this not long before the long and short rains would come in October and March.
I'll mate for life. One day at a time.
During the lion attack scene, Denys pulls an additional 2 spare cartridges from his belt as a ready reload. However he carries them with his right hand, his trigger hand, and also the hand needed to break the action to reload. No experienced double-gun hunter would do this. The 2 reload cartridges must be carried in the left hand, leaving the right hand free to manipulate the rifle.
Network TV version features additional footage not included in theatrical release.
$3,637,290 (USA) (22 December 1985)
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