Academy Award winner Kim Basinger and Academy Award - nominee director Hugh Hudson team in I DREAMED OF AFRICA, a fierce, passionate love story about the universal desire to discover adventure, lose one's inhibitions and meet the challenges of life, told against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's mythical beauty and unsolvable mystery. In I DREAMED OF AFRICA, the power of one woman's spirit and her growing love of her adopted African homeland enable her to overcome overwhelming personal tragedy and find purpose in life. As a child, Kuki Gallmann (Kim Basinger), discovered the singular magic of Africa. As an adult, she emigrates from her homeland of Italy to Africa with her new husband, Paolo (Perez), and her son, Emanuele. Although it is the place she has waited for all her life, she never dreamed of pain, passion, joy and hardship that was hidden in its beauty. © 2000 Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Co. Medien KG and SPE German Finance Co. Inc. All Rights Reserved.