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Karen Blixen (Character)
from Out of Africa (1985)

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Out of Africa -- Winner of the Best Picture Academy Award, Out of Africa is the true story of a woman who runs a Kenyan plantation (Meryl Streep) and falls in love with a mysterious hunter (Robert Redford).

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Alternate Names:
Karen / Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen / Karen Dinesen Blixen


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  1. Out of Africa (1985) Played by Meryl Streep (as Karen)

  2. The Adventures of Picasso (1978) Played by Ove Sprogøe
    ... aka "Picassos äventyr" - Sweden (original title)
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  1. "Banda sonora"
        - Episode #8.10 (2012) TV episode, Played by Meryl Streep (as Karen)
        - Episode #4.1 (2008) TV episode, Played by Meryl Streep
  2. Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006) Played by Meryl Streep (as Karen)
  3. "80s"
        - Episode #1.3 (2005) TV episode, Played by Meryl Streep (as Karen)

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From Out of Africa (1985)
Denys: [to Karen, whose horse has run away, leaving her at the mercy of an approaching lion] I wouldn't run. If you do, she'll think you're something good to eat.
Karen Blixen: [staring at lion] Have you - Do you have a gon ?
Denys: She won't like the smell of you.
Karen Blixen: Shoot - shoot it.
Denys: She's had breakfast.
Karen Blixen: Please shoot her.
Denys: Well, let's give her a moment.
Karen Blixen: [as lion comes closer] Oh my god, shoot her !
[Lion approaches Karen then wanders off into brush]
Karen Blixen: Just how much closer did you expect to let her come ?
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