I Dreamed of Africa (Kenya: 2000)


Hugh Hudson

Cast list

Kim Basinger - Kuki Gallmann

Vincent Perez - Paolo Gallmann

Liam Aiken - Emanuele Gallmann (age 7)

Garrett Strommen - Emanuele Gallmann (age 17)

Eva Marie Saint - Franca

Daniel Craig - Declan Fielding

Lance Reddick - Simon

Connie Chiume - Wanjiku

James Ngobese - Luka

Joko Scott - Mirimuk


Based on the novel by: Kuki Gallmann

Screenplay: Paula Milne, Susan Shilliday

Producer: Allyn Stewart, Stanley R. Jaffe

Co-Producer: John D. Schofield


The film I Dreamed of Africa follows a divorced Italian socialite who changes her life after being involved in a car crash, and marries a man she doesn't know well. She moves to Kenya with him and her young son to start a ranch, however, many problems will face her, both physical and emotional, that will test her.


Carr, F.L. "I Dreamed Of Africa (2000)". Pop Matters (online blog).

Ebert, Roger. "I Dreamed of Africa Movie Review"RogerEbert.com (online blog).

Levy, Emanuel. "Review: 'I Dreamed of Africa'". Variety (online magazine).

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