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BP063 Out of Africa (1985) - with special guest Deborah Frances-White
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan, Tom Salinsky and special guest Deborah Frances-White
Episode 63: Out of Africa (1985)
Released 17 June 2020
For this episode, we watched Out of Africa, written by Kurt Luedtke (won) based on the books Out of Africa, Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Story Teller and Silence Will Speak. It was directed by Sydney Pollack (won) with music by John Barry (won) and it stars Robert Redford, Meryl Streep (nominated) and Klaus Maria Brandauer (nominated). It also won for its Cinematography, Art Direction and Sound.
- Here’s to the Losers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp2nAxYiUb4
- Margaret Avery’s ad https://www.altfg.com/film/margaret-avery-the-color-purple/
- Clarence Page on The Color Purple https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1986-03-30-8601230650-story.html
Next time we will be discussing The Life of Emile Zola. If you want to watch it before listening to the next episode you can buy the DVD or Blu-Ray on Amazon.co.uk, or Amazon.com, or you can download it via iTunes (USA).
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