Out of Africa

Out of Africa

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Out of Africa

Meryl Streep and Robert Redford star in this true-story romantic drama set in early 20th century East Africa. Winner of seven Oscars, including Best Film, at the Academy Awards 1986. 

Based on the autobiographical book by Danish Baroness Karen Blixen. After moving to pre-WWI Kenya with her bore of a husband, the love-less marriage dissolves. She befriends the locals and eventually romances big game hunter Denys (Redford).

Winner of seven Oscars including Best Film and Best Director, Academy Awards 1986; Winner of three Golden Globes in 1986 including Best Film (Drama)
1985Rating: M154 minsUSA
AdventureDramaTrue Story & BiographyRomanceClassic
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Variety

Variety

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Maybe the problem of the pacing is simply the nature of the beast these days with expensive period pieces.

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Total Film

Total Film

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Self-consciously epic.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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With the exception of Miss Streep's performance, the pleasures of Out of Africa are all peripheral.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

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It is a movie with the courage to be about complex, sweeping emotions, and to use the star power of its actors without apology.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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How long before a black person in a film taking Africa as its subject gets to play something other than a savage or a slave?

3.0
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Variety

Variety

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Maybe the problem of the pacing is simply the nature of the beast these days with expensive period pieces.

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Total Film

Total Film

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Self-consciously epic.

3.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

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With the exception of Miss Streep's performance, the pleasures of Out of Africa are all peripheral.

0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

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It is a movie with the courage to be about complex, sweeping emotions, and to use the star power of its actors without apology.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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How long before a black person in a film taking Africa as its subject gets to play something other than a savage or a slave?

3.0
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