This gorgeous film (sorry, there's no other adjective that fully describes it), is a real masterpiece. The cinematography, music and story are unparalleled, and woven together so beautifully. The acting by Meryl Streep is, as usual, amazing.
The story is based on the life of Isak Dinesen (aka Karyn Blixen), who moved to Kenya from Denmark in the early 1900s during a time when whites had recently begun to settle there. The movie is a true, if slightly romanticized, depiction of her time in Africa. Beautiful, challenging and sometimes sad, it's really a masterpiece of film making. -They don't make them like this anymore.