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Babette's feast

Author: Gabriel Axel; Stephane Audran; Bodil Kjer; Karen Blixen
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA. : MGM Home Entertainment, ©1987.
Series: World films.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : DanishView all editions and formats
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On the desolate coast of Denmark live Martina and Philippa, the beautiful daughters of a devout clergyman who preaches salvation through self-denial. Both girls sacrifice youthful passion to faith and duty, and even many years after their dather's death, they keep his austere teachings alive among the townspeople. But with the arrival of Babette, a mysterious refugee from France's civil war, life for the sisters and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Axel; Stephane Audran; Bodil Kjer; Karen Blixen
ISBN: 079284839X 9780792848394
OCLC Number: 229310392
Language Note: Dialogue predominantly in Danish; choice of subtitles (English/French/Italian). Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: 2001 DVD release of the 1987 film.
Design has copyright 2001 (MGM Home Entertainment, Inc.).
Original title: Babettes gæstebud.
All information from box & internet sources.
Credits: Gabriel Axel (director, screenplay); based on the short story by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen); produced by Just Betzer and Bo Christensen.
Cast: Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Brigitte Federspiel, Jean-Phillippe Lafont, Jarl Kulle, Bibi Andersson.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1988: Best Foreign Language Film.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: World films.
Other Titles: Babettes gæstebud
Responsibility: a film by Gabriel Axel.

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On the desolate coast of Denmark live Martina and Philippa, the beautiful daughters of a devout clergyman who preaches salvation through self-denial. Both girls sacrifice youthful passion to faith and duty, and even many years after their dather's death, they keep his austere teachings alive among the townspeople. But with the arrival of Babette, a mysterious refugee from France's civil war, life for the sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change.

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