Quotations from Out of Africa
Out of Africa is a biographical adventure romantic-drama film set in colonial Kenya as a Danish baroness has an affair with a big-game hunter. Directed by Sydney Pollack. Starring Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, and Klaus Maria Brandauer. Based loosely on the autobiographical book of the same name by Isak Dinesen and "Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Story Teller" by Judith Thurman and "Silence Will Speak" by Errol Trzebinski.
Out of Africa won seven Oscar awards, including Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Writing. Read some quotes from this great romantic and entertaining movie, Out of Africa below.
Karen Blixen: Oh! get away from there! Shoo Shoo!
Karen Blixen: Oh! That's all my crystal, my Limoges.
Berkeley Cole: He likes giving gifts... but not at Christmas.
Karen Blixen: He even took the gramophone on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart.
Karen Blixen: Forget it. This water lives in Mombassa anyway.
Karen Blixen: [Voiceover] I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Equator runs across these highlands, a hundred miles to the north, and the farm lay at an altitude of over six thousand feet. In the day-time you felt that you had got high up; near to the sun, but the early mornings and evenings were limpid and restful, and the nights were cold.
Karen Blixen: Is there a prince in there?
Denys: Think of it: never a man-made sound... and then Mozart!
Baron Bror Blixen: You're not going to fall in love are you?
Karen Blixen: Not with someone who's always leaving.
Denys: You've ruined it for me, you know.
Karen Blixen: Ruined what?
Denys: Being alone.
Baron Bror Blixen: That's a fine kiss goodbye.
Karen Blixen: I'm better at reappearances.
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