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Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Just Betzer præsenterer en film af Gabriel Axel ; [produced by Just Betzer and Bo Christensen].

Betzer, Just. (Added Author). Axel, Gabriel. (Added Author). Christensen, Bo, 1937- (Added Author). Audran, Stéphane, 1932- (Added Author). Kjer, Bodil, 1917- (Added Author). Federspiel, Birgitte. (Added Author). Kulle, Jarl, 1927- (Added Author). Andersson, Bibi. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Babettes Gæstebud. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Panorama Film International. (Added Author).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
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Rowayton Library DVD BAB (Text to phone) 33625000000450 Adult Foreign Language DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Copyright by A-S Panorama Film International.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Henning Kristiansen; editor, Per Nørgȧrd; composer, Per Nørgård.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson.
Summary, etc.:
With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread--a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect of losing their souls for enjoying too much
earthly pleasure? Includes original theatrical trailer.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital mono or stereo; widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.66:1).
Language Note:
In Danish and French with optional soundtrack in English or Spanish; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Award: Best foreign language film.
Subject: Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 > Film and video adaptations.
Cooking, French > Drama.
French > Denmark > Drama.
Self-denial > Denmark > Drama.
Piety > Drama.
Feature films > Denmark.
Motion pictures > Denmark.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Denmark > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.

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