“Out of Africa” quotes(1985)
Plot – In 1913 a young Danish girl, Karen DInesen, goes to Kenya and marries Bror Blixen, a noble that aspires to take possession of Karen’s money. In Africa, the couple buys a farm, but since Karen is the only one who works hard, the two separate. Karen puts heart and soul taking care of the farm and, meanwhile, doing something for the Natives despite the white community opposes to her. The only thing that encourages her is the love for Denys Finch Hatton, a hunter passionate about nature and Africa.
All actors – Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Malick Bowens, Joseph Thiaka, Stephen Kinyanjui, Michael Gough, Suzanna Hamilton, Rachel Kempson, Graham Crowden, Leslie Phillips, Shane Rimmer, Mike Bugara, Job Seda, Mohammed Umar, Donal McCann, Kenneth Mason, Tristram Jellinek, Stephen B. Grimes, Annabel Maule, Benny Young, Sbish Trzebinski, Allaudin Qureshi, Niven Boyd, Iman, Peter Strong, Abdulla Sunado, Amanda Parkin, Muriel Gross, Ann Palmer, Keith Pearsonshow all
“Out of Africa” Quotes 13 quotes
“- Karen: What's wrong with marriage anyway?
- Denys: Have you ever seen one you admire?
- Karen: Yes, I have, many. Belfield's, for one.
- Denys: He sent her home for the rains in 1910. Didn't tell her they were over until 1913.”
“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...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I won't be closer to you and I won't love you more because of a piece of paper.”
“- Denys: You've ruined it for me, you know.
- Karen: Ruined what?
- Denys: Being alone.”
“I'll mate for life. One day at a time.”
“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.”
“He likes giving gifts... but not at Christmas.”
“- Bror: You're not going to fall in love, are you?
- Karen: Not with someone who's always leaving.”
“He even took the gramophone on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart.”
“Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round so that we would not see too far down the road.”
“I like animals. Nothing they do is half-hearted. Everything they do is for the first time: they hunt, they eat, they mate...”