Born on November 8, 1932
From Versailles, France
Stéphane Audran as "Babette Hersant"
Beautiful but pious sisters Martine (Birgitte Federspiel) and Philippa (Bodil Kjer) grow to spinsterhood under the wrathful eye of their strict pastor father on the forbidding and desolate coast of Jutland, until one day, Philippa's former suitor sends a Parisian refugee named Babette (Stéphane Audran) to serve as the family cook. Babette's lavish celebratory banquet tempts the family's dwindling congregation, who abjure such fleshly pleasures as fine foods and wines.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1988)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|
|Robert Award (1988)||Won||Best Actress in a Leading Role|