An epic film of the years spent by Danish authoress Isak Dinesen (her true name is Karen Blixen) on a Kenya coffee plantation. She moved to Africa to marry, and later fell in love with Denys Finch-Hatten, a British adventurer. Based on several books, including biographies of the two lovers. Some critics loved the scenery and music; others despised the acting and the script. A definite "no" for those who love action.
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 161 minutes.
Oscars 1985: Adapt. Screenplay, Art Dir./Set Dec., Cinematog., Director (Pollack), Picture, Sound, Orig. Score; British Acad. 1986: Adapt. Screenplay; Golden Globes 1986: Film--Drama, Support. Actor (Brandauer), Score; L.A. Film Critics 1985: Actress (Streep), Cinematog.; Natl. Bd. of Review 1985: Support. Actor (Brandauer); N.Y. Film Critics 1985: Cinematog., Support. Actor (Brandauer).
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