Babettes gæstebud = Babette's Feast

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Axel, Gabriel, screenwriter,
Betzer, Just, film producer.
Christensen, Bo, 1937- film producer.
Audran, Stéphane, 1932- actor.
Kjer, Bodil, 1917- actor.
Movie (Entertainment) - North Wing Basement
FL DAN 1001
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Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (64 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
715515107617, 715515132718


General Note
Adapted from a story by Isak Dinesen.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Trailer. Disc 2: Gabriel Axel (new interview with the director); Stéphane Audran (new interview with the actor); Table scraps (visual essay by Michael Almereyda of book to film, narrated by Lori Singer); Karen Blixen - storyteller (a 1995 documentary about the author); An artist of the everyday (interview with sociologist Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson). Booklet featuring an essay by film scholar Mark Le Fanu and Dinesen's 1950 story.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Henning Kristiansen ; production designer, Sven Wichmann ; composer, Per Nørgård ; editor, Finn Henriksen ; costume design, Annelise Hauberg.
Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson ; narrator, Ghita Nørby.
At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning Babette's Feast is a layered tale of a French housekeeper with a mysterious past who brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late nineteenth-century Denmark.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G; for mild frightening scenes, violence, usage of alcohol and smoking.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround.
Danish, French and Swedish dialogue with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Axel, G., Betzer, J., Christensen, B., Audran, S., Kjer, B., Federspiel, B., Kulle, J., Lafont, J., Andersson, B., Nørby, G., Kristiansen, H., Nørgård, P., Henriksen, F., Almereyda, M., Singer, L., Ferguson, P. P., Le Fanu, M., & Dinesen, I. Babettes gæstebud =: Babette's Feast (Two-DVD special edition.).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gabriel, Axel et al.. Babettes Gæstebud =: Babette's Feast. [New York].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gabriel, Axel et al.. Babettes Gæstebud =: Babette's Feast [New York].

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Axel, Gabriel,, et al. Babettes Gæstebud =: Babette's Feast Two-DVD special edition.,

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