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Out of Africa [videorecording] / a Mirage production ; a Universal picture ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack.

Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008 (Added Author). Redford, Robert. (Added Author). Streep, Meryl. (Added Author). Brandauer, Klaus Maria. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Shadows on the grass. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Breve fra Afrika. (Added Author). Thurman, Judith, 1946- Isak Dinesen, the life of a storyteller. (Added Author). Trzebinski, Errol, 1936- Silence will speak. (Added Author). Mirage Enterprises (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Universal City Studios. (Added Author). Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer. (Cast).

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The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Harney County Library DVD OUT (Text) 37720000618504 Video DVD Branch_Only_3months 09/24/2021 Checked out 12/14/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783240171
  • ISBN: 9780783240176
  • Physical Description: 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:
Based on the life of writer Isak Dinesen.
Based on the books: Out of Africa ; 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.
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; Universal WEB links.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: "Song of Africa", an original documentary ; feature commentary with Sidney Pollack ; production notes ; cast & filmmakers ; theatrical trailers ; language: English 4.1 surround ; French 2.0 stereo ; subtitles: English.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, David Watkin; music, John Barry; 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 in 1914.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 4.1 surround or 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1)
Language Note:
In English with optional soundrack in French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Subject: Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 > Drama.
Blixen, Karen, 1885-1962 > Drama.
Authors, Danish > 20th century > Drama.
Kenya > Social life and customs > 1895-1963 > Drama.
Country life > Kenya > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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