Rent Out of Africa on DVD

Out of Africa

1985 Rated PG 2hr 41m

Hoping to forge a better life, Denmark native Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) enters into a marriage of convenience with a womanizing baron. But when the couple moves to Nairobi, Karen falls in love with a free-spirited hunter (Robert Redford) who can't be tied down. Director Sydney Pollack's lush period drama earned seven Academy Awards, including statues for Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

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Movie Details

1987 BAFTA®
1986 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Top 100 Passions
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1986 Academy Award®
  • Best Picture
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Director: Sydney Pollack
  • Best Music Score
  • Best Sound
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Actress nominee: Meryl Streep
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Klaus Maria Brandauer
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
Adult content, mild violence.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 4.0, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo