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Robert Redford: Our readers' favorite films

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4. Out of Africa (1985)

Based on the 1937 fictionalized memoir by Karen Blixen, writing under the pseudonym Isak Dinesen, "Out of Africa" stars Redford and Meryl Streep. Streep portrays Blixen, a Danish settler in Kenya who falls in love with Redford's character, Denys Finch Hatton, a freewheeling big-game hunter.

Directed by Sydney Pollack, the film won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.


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