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Babette's Feast = Babettes gæstebud / Janus Films ; Just Betzer præsenterer ; en film af Gabriel Axel ; drejebog efter Gabriel Axel ; produceret af A-S Panorama Film International, København ; i samarbejde Nordisk Film og Det Danske Filminstitut ved konsulent Claes Kastholm Hansen ; producenter, Just Betzer og Bo Christensen.

Axel, Gabriel, (screenwriter,, film director.). Betzer, Just, (film producer.). Hansen, Claes Kastholm, (consultant.). Christensen, Bo, 1937- (film producer.). Audran, Stéphane, 1932-2018 (actor.). Kjer, Bodil, 1917-2003 (actor.). Federspiel, Birgitte, (actor.). Kulle, Jarl, 1927-1997 (actor.). Lafont, Jean-Philippe, (actor.). Andersson, Bibi, 1935-2019 (actor.). Nørby, Ghita, (narrator.). Kristiansen, Henning, (director of photography.). Wichmann, Sven, 1931- (production designer.). Nørgård, Per, 1932- (composer (expression)). Henriksen, Finn, 1933-2008 (editor of moving image work.). Hauberg, Annelise, 1946- (costume designer.). Almereyda, Michael, (filmmaker.). Singer, Lori, 1957- (narrator.). Ferguson, Priscilla Parkhurst, (interviewee.). Le Fanu, Mark, (writer of added text.). Blixen, Karen, 1885-1962 Babettes gæstebud. (Added Author). Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Babette's feast. Danish. (Added Author). Janus Films, (presenter.). Panorama Film International, (production company.). Nordisk Film (Firm), (production company.). Danske filminstitut, (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (film distributor.). Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson ; narrator, Ghita Nørby. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604657418
  • ISBN: 1604657413
  • ISBN: 9781604659276
  • ISBN: 1604659270
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (64 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Edition: Two-DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from a story by Isak Dinesen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
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 Note:
Director of photography, Henning Kristiansen ; production designer, Sven Wichmann ; composer, Per Nørgård ; editor, Finn Henriksen ; costume design, Annelise Hauberg.
Participant or Performer Note:
Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson ; narrator, Ghita Nørby.
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
MPAA rating: G; for mild frightening scenes, violence, usage of alcohol and smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround.
Language Note:
Danish, French and Swedish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 > Film adaptations.
Blixen, Karen, 1885-1962 > Adaptations cinématographiques.
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962.
Rungstedlund (Denmark) > Drama.
Rungstedlund (Denmark)
Christian life > Denmark > 19th century > Drama.
Cooking, French > Drama.
Vie chrétienne > Danemark > 19e siècle > Films.
Cuisine française > Films.
Christian life.
Cooking, French.
Manners and customs.
Denmark > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Danemark > Mœurs et coutumes > 19e siècle > Films.
Genre: Feature films > Denmark.
Foreign language films > Danish.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Films de fiction.
Longs métrages.
Drames (Films)