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Karen Blixen's Babette's feast

Author: Gabriel AxelBo ChristensenStéphane AudranJust BetzerPanorama Film International.All authors
Publisher: MGM Home Entertainment ; 武漢音像 [distributor], Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment ; [Zhong-guo] : Wu han yin xiang [distributor], ©2001.
Series: World films (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : DanishView all editions and formats
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With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread-- a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Adaptation
Feature
Feature films
Foreign films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Axel; Bo Christensen; Stéphane Audran; Just Betzer; Panorama Film International.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 079284839X 9780792848394
OCLC Number: 48506664
Language Note: Optional sound track in Danish, English, French, Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Chinese.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture under title "Babette's gæstebud" in 1987.
Credits: Director of photography, Henning Kristiansen ; editor, Per Nørgȧrd ; producers, Just Betzer and Bo Christensen.
Cast: Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1988: Best Foreign Language Film.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; all area code.
Series Title: World films (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Other Titles: Babette's feast
Ba bei te de cheng yan
Babettes gæstebud (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Just Betzer, præsenterer ; en film af Gabriel Axel ; A-S Panorama Film International.

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With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread-- a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect of losing their souls for enjoying too much earthly pleasure?

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About Grace, Glory and Goodness

by brockeim (WorldCat user published 2009-05-09) Excellent Permalink

Some might say "Babette's Feast" symbolically begins when Babette plans to make a meal only princes have enjoyed before.

The story, and its subsequent message of grace and glory, truly begins when Babette is received by two middle-aged women with nothing to offer but their home. Babette...
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