Out of Africa (1985) - Adventure | Biography | Drama. Dir by Sydney Pollack. Stars Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Michael Kitchen, Klaus Maria .. Based on the life & stories of Danish writer, pen-name Isak Dineson. Now I've got to read her books. 7/10 imdb. For me 10/10. The cinematography alone does it for me, well, besides the scene where Redford washes Streep's hair.