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out of africa OUT OF AFRICA (Drama - PG)
PRODUCER: Sydney Pollack

ABOUT THE FILM
The film follows the trials and tribulations of Karen Blixen, a woman who traveled to Africa to start a plantation. Along the way a love triangle ensures between Blixen, her husband, and her lover Denys. Other complications arise in the addressing of schooling the natives, foreign diseases, land management, and prospects of war.

DIRECTED BY:

Sydney Pollack (who also won the Oscar for direction).


THE CAST INCLUDES

Meryl Streep / Nominated
(THE DEER HUNTER, KRAMER VS KRAMER, SOPHIE'S CHOICE, THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S, SILKWOOD, IRONWEED, A CRY IN THE DARK, POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, JULIA, DEATH BECOMES HER)

Robert Redford (INSIDE DAISY CLOVER, THE CHASE, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, DOWNHILL RACER, JEREMIAH JOHNSON, THE STING, THE WAY WE WERE, ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN, THE ELECTRIC HORSEMAN, SNEAKERS)

Klaus Maria Brandauer / Nominated Supporting Actor (MEPHISTO, NEVER SAY NEVER, COLONEL RED, THE RUSSIA HOUSE)

With Joseph Thiaka, Michael Kitchen, Susan Hamilton, Rachel Crowden, and Malick Bowens.

ABOUT THE PRODUCER

Sydney Pollack (1934 - ) American director who started in TV, who has many feature credits.

His producer credits also include: TOOTSIE for which he received a 1982 nomination.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Direction (*)
Actress
Supporting Actor

out of africa


OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS

THE COLOR PURPLE
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
PRIZZI'S HONOR
WITNESS

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