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I Dreamed of Africa
I Dreamed of Africa
Actors: Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen, Eva Marie Saint
Director: Hugh Hudson
Genres: Drama
PG-13     2000     1hr 54min

THE POWER OF A WOMAN'S SPIRIT AND THE LOVE FOR HER ADOPTEDHOMELAND ENABLE HER TO OVERCOME PERSONAL TRAGEDY. AS A CHILD, KUKI DISCOVERED THE MAGIC OF AFRICA. AS AN ADULT, SHE MOVES THERE WITH HER FAMILY. ALTHOUGH IT'S THE P...  more »

     

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Actors: Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen, Eva Marie Saint
Director: Hugh Hudson
Creators: Bernard Lutic, Allyn Stewart, John D. Schofield, Stanley R. Jaffe, Kuki Gallmann, Paula Milne, Susan Shilliday
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Drama
Studio: Sony Pictures
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 08/29/2000
Original Release Date: 05/05/2000
Theatrical Release Date: 05/05/2000
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 54min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Sharon F. (Shar) from AVON PARK, FL
Reviewed on 3/9/2023...
What beautiful scenery! It sickened my heart though when they showed the aftermath of the poachers...such beautiful, wild creatures that were killed for no reason other than money. I can't imagine selling everything and moving to the wilderness of Africa...no matter how beautiful it is. Did anyone else wonder how they got their food?

Movie Reviews

A good movie is a good movie
Susan Wilds | Winchester, Virginia | 12/10/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"After reading all of the preceding negative reviews one who is perusing the ratings might be turned off by negativity here. This is a good movie through and through. What it doesnt contain is a lot of shallow and unbelievable scenes. Basinger and Perez do an excellent job. Most importantly it is entertaining and poignant, definitely bring a box of tissues to view it. Great job - well done, the whole reason to watch a movie is to be entertained, not to try to justify or validate the merits of it based on some less informed know-it-alls. So, ppplllllgggggghhhhhhhh to those who have nothing better to do than pretend they are paid movie critics."
Inspiring Film
Erin Smith | Dekalb, Illinois | 02/01/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This film is a must see. "I Dreamed of Africa" is based on a true story about Kuki Gallman, her new husband Poalo, and her son. The family makes the bold decision to pick up and move to a run down ranch in beautiful Africa in order to change thier lives for the better. Together as a family they fix up the house and live thier lives in Africa. The story mainly centers around Kuki's view of thier time spent in Africa, therefore you see her pain and her perspective of everything she went through to get there and when they get there. The film has a beautiful setting with a breathtaking soundtrack.This film captures the pain and love that Kuki feels over a series of years. The transitions from year to year are very smooth and the lives of the family are easy to follow. As one watches the family go through the beauties of Africa as well as the dangers of Africa one truley begins to understand the importance of their own life . This film made me want to pick up and move to Africa as well. It is truley inspiring as you see how strong Kuki Gallman was and is and how far she will go to help her family as well as people. I highly reccomend this film."
VERY good movie
555 | 07/06/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I saw this movie last night, and was absolutley blown away by the deep impact the story had on me. Kim Basigner did a winderful job in her part as Kuki (cookie). The movie has two VERY sad parts, and it seems almost unreal that those type of things could happen to someone. The cinematography is beautiful, as well as just Africa itself (the film was shot on location). I reccomend this to anybody who wants to see a pretty good movie with a pretty good actress!"