Babette's Feast

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • G
  • Drama

Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film of 1987, this quiet Danish film seemed an unlikely candidate for international success; instead of sex, violence, or nudity, it offers sermons and hymns, a dozen or so elderly Danes, and a feast to end all feasts. An expository flashback opens the film, delving into the frustrated love lives of Hastrup...read more

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(Movie Clip) You Will Be The Only Star
In rural Denmark ca. 1837, on-hiatus Paris opera star Achille Papin (Jean-Pilippe Lafont) meets preacher Nielsen (Bendt Rothe) and his daughters Marti (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Two Sisters Had A French Maid
Danish-born French director Gabriel Axel's opening to his 1987 adaptation of the story by Danish writer Isak Dinesen, introducing sisters Martine (Bir (more…)
(Movie Clip) Good People In Denmark
Western coast of Denmark, 1871, French refugee Stephane Audran (title character) presents herself at the rural home of sisters Martine and Filippa (Bi (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: G
  • Review: Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film of 1987, this quiet Danish film seemed an unlikely candidate for international success; instead of sex, violence, or nudity, it offers sermons and hymns, a dozen or so elderly Danes, and a feast to end all… (more)

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