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Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 (211 votes)

Released: 2001-01-23

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Babette's Feast by MGM (Video & DVD)

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Creative, sensual and sacred passions unite in Babette's Feast. Written and directed through Gabriel Axel, from a short story by Out of Africa's Isak Dinesen, this Oscar(r)-profitable*Movie Deals “an irresistible combination of dry wit and powerful humanity” (Newsweek). Onthe desolate coast of Denmark live Martina and Philippa, the gorgeous daughters of a religious clergyman who preaches salvation thru self-denial. Each women sacrifice youthful passion to religion and duty, and even many years after their father's loss of life, they maintain his austere teachings alive among thetownspeople. However with the advent of Babette, a mysterious refugee from France's civil conflict, life for the sisters and their tiny hamlet starts offevolved to alter. Quickly, Babette has definite them to take a look at one thing actually outrageousa gourmet French meal! Her feast, in fact, scandalizes the local elders. Simply who is that this unusually gifted Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the chance of dropping their souls for taking part in an excessive amount of earthly pleasure? *1987: International Language Movie


  • Stéphane Audran
  • Birgitte Federspiel
  • Bodil Kjer
  • Jarl Kulle
  • Jean-Philippe Lafont


  • Closed-captioned
  • Color
  • Letterboxed
  • Subtitled
  • Widescreen

Editorial Overview

Some films can most effective be described as delicious. In Babette's Feast, a lady flees the French civil struggle and lands in a small seacoast village in Denmark, the place she involves work for 2 spinsters, religious daughters of a puritan minister. After a few years, Babette swiftly wins a lottery, and decides to create an actual French dinner–which leads the sisters to worry for their souls. Becoming A Member Of them for the meal can be a Danish Normal who, as a younger soldier, courted probably the most sisters, But she became him away as a result of her faith. The village elders all resolve to not enjoy the meal, But can their moral fiber withstand the sensual pleasure of Babette's cooking? Babette's Feast deservedly won the 1987 Academy Award for Best Possible Overseas Language Film. This pretty Film is impeccably easy, but its slim narrative incorporates a wealth of humor, melancholy, and hope. –Bret Fetzer

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Side Ratio
1.Sixty Six:1

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