• Babette's Feast (1987)

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Release Date: 1987

DVD Release Date: January 23rd, 2001

G|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Stéphane Audran, Jean-Philippe Lafont, Jarl Kulle, Gudmar Klöving, Bibi Andersson, Birgitte Federspiel, Bodil Kjer, Axel Strøbye

Director: Gabriel Axel

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Nordisk Film

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