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The Resource Out of Africa, a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack

Out of Africa, a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack

Label
Out of Africa
Title
Out of Africa
Statement of responsibility
a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa) in 1914, and her passionate love affair with a big-game hunter. An epic romance of love and loss
Related
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Award winner, 1985: Best Picture (Sydney Pollack) ; Best writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Kurt Luedtke) ; Best Music, Original Score (John Barry) ; Best Sound (Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, Larry Stensvold, Peter Handford) ; Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Stephen Grimes ; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin) ; Best Cinematrography (David Watkin)
  • Golden Globes, 1985: Best motion picture-drama; Best original score-motion picture; Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture.
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Out of Africa (Motion picture)
  • Out of Africa (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Music, John Barry ; editors, Fredric Steinkamp, William Steinkamp, Pembroke Herring, Sheldon Kahn ; director of photography, David Watkin ; co-producer, Terence Clegg
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or dubbed French soundtrack; optional English captions
PerformerNote
Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2008
  • 1933-2011
  • 1930-
  • 1925-2008
  • 1885-1962
  • 1885-1962
  • 1885-1962
  • 1946-
  • 1936-
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  • Pollack, Sydney
  • Luedtke, Kurt
  • Redford, Robert
  • Streep, Meryl
  • Brandauer, Klaus Maria
  • Barry, John
  • Steinkamp, Fredric
  • Steinkamp, William
  • Herring, Pembroke J.
  • Kahn, Sheldon
  • Watkin, David
  • Dinesen, Isak
  • Dinesen, Isak
  • Dinesen, Isak
  • Thurman, Judith
  • Trzebinski, Errol
  • Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
161
Series statement
Collector's edition
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  • Blixen, Karen
  • Finch Hatton, Denys George
  • Dinesen, Isak
  • Dinesen, Isak
  • Blixen, Karen
  • Authors, Danish
  • Kenya
  • Country life
  • Great Britain
  • Feature film
  • Authors, Danish
  • Kenya
  • Danish authors
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Blixen, Karen
  • Dinesen, Isak
  • Finch Hatton, Denys George
  • Authors, Danish
  • British colonies
  • Country life
  • Manners and customs
  • Kenya
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Out of Africa, a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Based on the books: "Out of Africa", "Shadows on the grass", and "Letters from Africa" by Isak Dinesen; "Isak Dinesen: the life of a storyteller" by Judith Thurman; and "Silence will speak" by Errol Trzebinski
  • Based on the life of writer Isak Dinesen
  • 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; recommendations; Universal WEB links
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Out of Africa (feature presentation) -- Song of Africa (documentary)
Control code
ocm47699599
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Isbn
9780783240176
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192025020
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20250
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 4.1 surround (English) or 2.0 stereo (French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Out of Africa, a Mirage Enterprises production ; a Sydney Pollack film ; screenplay by Kurt Luedtke ; produced and directed by Sydney Pollack
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Based on the books: "Out of Africa", "Shadows on the grass", and "Letters from Africa" by Isak Dinesen; "Isak Dinesen: the life of a storyteller" by Judith Thurman; and "Silence will speak" by Errol Trzebinski
  • Based on the life of writer Isak Dinesen
  • 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; recommendations; Universal WEB links
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Out of Africa (feature presentation) -- Song of Africa (documentary)
Control code
ocm47699599
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Isbn
9780783240176
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192025020
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20250
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 4.1 surround (English) or 2.0 stereo (French)
Video recording format
DVD

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