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Author Mirage Enterprises

Uniform Title Out of Africa (Motion picture). English & French.
Title Out of Africa [videorecording] / a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2000]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Out of Africa    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Collector's ed., widescreen [ed.].
Description 1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the books: Out of Africa / by Karen Blixen; Shadows on the grass ; Letters from Africa / by Isak Dinesen. Isak Dinesen, the life of a storyteller / by Judith Thurman. 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.
Contents Out of Africa (feature presentation) -- Song of Africa (documentary.
Credits Music, John Barry ; editors, Fredric Steinkamp ... [et al.] ; director of photography, David Watkin ; co-producer, Terence Clegg.
Cast Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer.
Summary The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa)in 1914. An epic romance of love and loss.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital 4.1 surround or 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).
Source AMA 05.2019 PARS
Language In English with optional soundtrack in French.
Closed-captioned in English.
Awards Academy Award, 1986: Best picture; Best director; Best cinematography; Best art direction, set decoration; Best sound; Best music, original score; Best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium
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.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 -- Film adaptations.
Authors, Danish -- 20th century -- Drama.
Country life -- Kenya -- Drama.
Kenya -- Social life and customs -- 1895-1963 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Drama.
Indexed Term Écrivains danois 20e siècle Drame
Genre/Form Feature films -- United States.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008. Director. Producer.
Luedtke, Kurt. Screenwriter.
Redford, Robert. Actor.
Streep, Meryl. Actor.
Brandauer, Klaus Maria. Actor.
Barry, John, 1933-2011. Composer.
Steinkamp, Fredric. Film editor.
Watkin, David, 1925-2008. Cinematographer.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Shadows in the grass.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Breve fra Afrika.
Thurman, Judith, 1946- Isak Dinesen, the life of a storyteller.
Trzebinski, Errol, 1936- Silence will speak.
Mirage Enterprises.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal City Studios.
Added Title Song of Africa.
ISBN 0783240171 $11.24
Standard No. 025192025020
Music No. 20250 Universal

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