The Flame Trees of Thika Movie Review 1981

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In 1913, a British family travels to East Africa to start a coffee plantation. Seen through the eyes of the young daughter, her childhood consists of the local Masai and Kikuyu tribes, the eccentric and sometimes unhappy English neighbors, and the wild animals that roam the plains. Based on the memoirs of writer Elspeth Huxley. Four cassettes; shown on PBS "Masterpiece Theatre."

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The VideoFinders Collection, National Fulfillment Center, PO Box 27054, Glendale, CA 91225-7054, Toll-free: 800-799-1199, Fax: (818)637-5276

Available on VHS
Running time 366 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Africa, Family Drama, Childhood Visions, Adapted from Memoirs or Diaries, Period Piece: 1910s
Cast
Hayley Mills, Holly Aird, David Robb, Ben Cross
Producer
BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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