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Axel, Gabriel. Denmark. 1987.
- Babette’s Feast
- Alternate Title:
- Babettes Gaestebud
- Axel, Gabriel
- Production Co:
- Panorama Film International; Nordisk Film; Det Danske Filminstitut
- Criterion Collection, 2013
- 1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   104 minutes.   color.
sound - DTS-HD Master Audio.   widescreen
- Danish, French and Swedish with optional English subtitles
- Comedy - Drama
- Based on a story by Isak Dinesen. Story of a French housekeeper with a mysterious past who brings a sensual revolution to a pious Danish town. Supplemental features include: interview with Axel (2013, 9 min); interview with Stéphane Audran (actor) (2012, 24 min); KAREN BLIXEN - STORYTELLER (Christian Braad Thomsen, 1995, 90 min); visual essay by Michael Almereyda (2013, 26 min); interview with Patricia Parkhurst Ferguson (sociologist) on food in French culture (2013, 17 min); trailer. Essay booklet (including Dinesen’s story) available from checkout.
- Link to:
- FII catalog |