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Out of Africa

When Karen Dinesen (Meryl Streep) emigrates to Africa she is hoping to build a new and happy life. But her marriage of convenience to Bror Blixin (Klaus Maria Brandauer) proves anything but. And her romantic affair with a Denys Hatton (Robert Redford) leaves her passion for commitment unrequited. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 161
Theater Release: 17 Dec 1985
Video Release: 27 Apr 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Out of Africa is rated PG:

Director: Sydney Pollack
Cast: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer
Studio: 1985 Universal Studios

Detailed Review

“Happily ever after” endings don’t come easily in Africa, especially for Karen Dinesen (Meryl Streep). Even her money can’t buy her the romance she yearns for. After being scorned… 
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Why Is Out of Africa Rated PG?

Violence: A man discusses his safari-hunting job. A lion attacks and kills an… 
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Learn more about the real Karen Blixen and her career as writer… 
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Meryl Streep is an accomplished actress who, as of 2013, has been nominated for… 
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