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Out of Africa

Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008 (film director,, film producer.). Luedtke, Kurt, (screenwriter.). Redford, Robert, (actor.). Streep, Meryl, (actor.). Brandauer, Klaus Maria, (actor.). Barry, John, 1933-2011 (composer (expression)). Steinkamp, Fredric, (editor of moving image work.). Steinkamp, William, (editor of moving image work.). Herring, Pembroke J., 1930- (editor of moving image work.). Kahn, Sheldon, (editor of moving image work.). Watkin, David, 1925-2008 (director of photography.). Dinesen, Isak 1885-1962 Based on (work): Out of Africa. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak 1885-1962 Based on (work): Shadows on the grass. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak 1885-1962 Based on (work): Breve fra Afrika. (Added Author). Thurman, Judith, 1946- Based on (work): Isak Dinesen. (Added Author). Trzebinski, Errol, 1936- Based on (work): Silence will speak. (Added Author). Mirage Enterprises (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures (Firm), (publisher.). Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library PN 1997 .O9 2000 30775305527583 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783240171
  • ISBN: 9780783240176
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (161 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's edition.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Based on the books: "Out of Africa", "Shadows on the grass", and "Letters from Africa" by Isak Dinesen; "Isak Dinesen: the life of a storyteller" by Judith Thurman; and "Silence will speak" by Errol Trzebinski.
Based on the life of writer Isak Dinesen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Song of Africa : an original documentary; feature commentary with director Sydney Pollack; production notes; cast & filmmakers; theatrical trailer; recommendations; Universal WEB links.
Formatted Contents Note: Out of Africa (feature presentation) -- Song of Africa (documentary).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, John Barry ; editors, Fredric Steinkamp, William Steinkamp, Pembroke Herring, Sheldon Kahn ; director of photography, David Watkin ; co-producer, Terence Clegg.
Participant or Performer Note: Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer.
Summary, etc.: The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa) in 1914, and her passionate love affair with a big-game hunter. An epic romance of love and loss.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 4.1 surround (English) or 2.0 stereo (French).
Language Note:
English or dubbed French soundtrack; optional English captions.
Awards Note:
Academy Award winner, 1985: Best Picture (Sydney Pollack) ; Best writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Kurt Luedtke) ; Best Music, Original Score (John Barry) ; Best Sound (Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, Larry Stensvold, Peter Handford) ; Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Stephen Grimes ; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin) ; Best Cinematrography (David Watkin)
Golden Globes, 1985: Best motion picture-drama; Best original score-motion picture; Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture.
Subject: Blixen, Karen 1885-1962 Drama
Finch Hatton, Denys George 1887-1931 Drama
Dinesen, Isak 1885-1962 Film adaptations
Authors, Danish 20th century Drama
Kenya Social life and customs 1895-1963 Drama
Country life Kenya Drama
Great Britain Colonies Kenya Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Romance films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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