Out of Africa is a 1985 American epic romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. The film is based loosely on the autobiographical book Out of Africa written by Isak Dinesen (the pseudonym of Danish author Karen Blixen), which was published in 1937, with additional material from Dinesen's book Shadows on the Grass and other sources. This film received 28 film awards, including seven Academy Awards. Wikipedia
Out of Africa is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Epic films, Films set in the 1910s, American drama films, Universal Pictures films, Best Picture Academy Award winners, Films whose director won the Best Director Academy Award, Films whose cinematographer won the Best Cinematography Academy Award and Films based on actual events.
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Karen Blixen: It's an odd feeling, farewell. There is such envy in it. Men go off to be tested, for courage. And if we're tested at all, it's for patience, for doing without, for how well we can endure loneliness.