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Out of Africa (film) Quotes

Out of Africa (film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Out of Africa completed its run in 1970.

It features Sydney Pollack as producer, John Barry (composer) in charge of musical score, and David Watkin (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Out of Africa (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Out of Africa (film) is 161 minutes long. Out of Africa (film) is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Meryl Streep as Karen Blixen, Robert Redford as Denys, Klaus Maria Brandauer as Baron Bror Blixen, Malick Bowens as Farah, Michael Kitchen as Berkeley Cole, and Joseph Thiaka as Kamante.

Out of Africa (film) Quotes

Meryl Streep as Karen Blixen

  • (Meryl Streep) "I had a farm in Africa."
  • (Meryl Streep) "The mail has come today, and a friend writes this to me."
  • (Meryl Streep) ""The Masai have reported to the district commissioner at Ngong, that many times, at sunrise and sunset, they have seen lions on Finch-Hatton's grave. A lion and a lioness have come there, and stood or lain on the grave for a long time. After you went away, the ground around the grave was leveled out into a sort of terrace. I suppose that the level place makes a good site for the lions. From there, they have a view over the plain, and the cattle and the game on it." -- Denys will like that. I must remember to tell him."
  • (Meryl Streep) "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."
  • (Meryl Streep) "If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me? Will the air over the plain quiver with a color that I have had on, or the children invent a game in which my name is, or the full moon throw a shadow over the gravel of the drive that was like me, or will the eagles of the Ngong Hills look out for me?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "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."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Is there a prince in there?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "If you say anything now -- I'll believe it."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Forget it. This water lives in Mombassa anyway."
  • (Meryl Streep) "What's wrong with marriage anyway?"
  • (Robert Redford) "Have you ever seen one you admire?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "Yes, I have, many. Belfield's, for one."
  • (Robert Redford) "He sent her home for the rains in 1910. Didn't tell her they were over until 1913."

Robert Redford as Denys

  • (Robert Redford) "They didn't know it was Limoges."
  • (Robert Redford) "You've ruined it for me, you know."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Ruined what?"
  • (Robert Redford) "Being alone."
  • (Robert Redford) "Don't move."
  • (Meryl Streep) "But I want to move."
  • (Robert Redford) "Don't move."
  • (Robert Redford) "I wouldn't run. If you do, she'll think you're something good to eat."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Have you; Do you have a gon ?"
  • (Robert Redford) "She won't like the smell of you."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Shoot; shoot it."
  • (Robert Redford) "She's had breakfast."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Please shoot her."
  • (Robert Redford) "Well, let's give her a moment."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Oh my god, shoot her."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Just how much closer did you expect to let her come ?"
  • (Robert Redford) "A bit. It wanted to see if you'd run. That's how they decide. A lot like people that way."
  • (Meryl Streep) "She almost had me for lunch."
  • (Robert Redford) "Well, it wasn't her fault, baroness. She's a lion."
  • (Meryl Streep) "Well, it wasn't mine."
  • (Robert Redford) "Doesn't that outfit come with a rifle ?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "Ye-ah, uh."
  • (Meryl Streep) "On my saddle."
  • (Robert Redford) "Better keep it with you. Your horse isn't much of a shot."
  • (Robert Redford) "Think of it: never a man-made sound -- and then Mozart."
  • (Robert Redford) "I'll mate for life. One day at a time."
  • (Robert Redford) "There's country there you ought to see -- it won't last long now."
  • (Robert Redford) "I won't be closer to you and I won't love you more because of a piece of paper."

Klaus Maria Brandauer as Baron Bror Blixen

  • (Klaus Maria Brandauer) "You could have asked, Denys."
  • (Robert Redford) "I did. She said yes."
  • (Klaus Maria Brandauer) "You're not going to fall in love are you?"
  • (Meryl Streep) "Not with someone who's always leaving."
  • (Klaus Maria Brandauer) "That's a fine kiss goodbye."
  • (Meryl Streep) "I'm better at hello."

Malick Bowens as Farah

  • (Malick Bowens) "Msabu's bleeding. She does not have this ox. This lion is hungry. He does not have this ox. This wagon is heavy. It doesn't have this ox. God is happy, msabu. He plays with us."

Joseph Thiaka as Kamante

  • (Joseph Thiaka) "I think that you had better get up. I think that God is coming."

Michael Kitchen as Berkeley Cole

  • (Michael Kitchen) "He likes giving gifts -- but not at Christmas."

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