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Karen Blixen's Babettes Gæstebud [DVD]

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.

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DVD

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781604657418


Format: DVD
Summary: 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.
Title: Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud [DVD] / 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 of Bo Christensen.
Publisher Date: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Subject: Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 -- Film adaptations. Rungstedlund (Denmark) Christian life -- Denmark -- 19th century -- Drama. Cooking, French -- Drama. Denmark -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Isbn: 9781604657418
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Bab
Oclc: 844389081
Upc: 715515107617
Bib Id: 454324

Format: DVD
Uniform Title: Babettes gæstebud (Motion picture)
Summary: 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.
Title: Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud [DVD] / 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 of Bo Christensen.
Publisher, Date: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Description: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G; for mild frightening scenes, violence, usage of alcohol and smoking.
Series: Criterion collection ; 665.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 665.
Subjects: Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: Rungstedlund (Denmark)
Subjects: Christian life -- Denmark -- 19th century -- Drama.
Subjects: Cooking, French -- Drama.
Subjects: Denmark -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Feature films -- Denmark.
Genre: Danish language films
Genre: French language films
Genre: Swedish language films
Other Author: Betzer, Just film producer.
Other Author: Axel, Gabriel screenwriter, film director.
Other Author: Hansen, Claes Kastholm, consultant.
Other Author: Christensen, Bo, 1937- film producer.
Other Author: Audran, Stéphane, 1932- actor.
Other Author: Kjer, Bodil, 1917- actor.
Other Author: Federspiel, Birgitte actor.
Other Author: Kulle, Jarl, 1927- actor.
Other Author: Lafont, Jean-Philippe actor.
Other Author: Andersson, Bibi, 1935- actor.
Other Author: Nørby, Ghita narrator.
Other Author: Kristiansen, Henning director of photography.
Other Author: Wichmann, Sven, 1931- production designer.
Other Author: Nørgård, Per, 1932-, composer (expression)
Other Author: Henriksen, Finn, 1933-2008, editor of moving image work.
Other Author: Hauberg, Annelise, 1946- costume designer.
Other Author: Blixen, Karen, 1885-1962. Babettes gæstebud.
Other Author: Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Babettes gæstebud.
Other Author: Almereyda, Michael filmmaker.
Other Author: Singer, Lori, 1962- narrator.
Other Author: Ferguson, Priscilla Parkhurst interviewee.
Other Author: Le Fanu, Mark, writer of added text.
Other Author: Panorama Film International
Other Author: Nordisk Film (Firm)
Other Author: Danske filminstitut
Other Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Title: Babettes gæstebud [DVD]
Other Title: Title on container: Babette's feast [DVD]
Notes: Adapted from a story by Isak Dinesen.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Notes: 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.
Notes: Director of photography, Henning Kristiansen ; production designer, Sven Wichmann ; composer, Per Nørgård ; editor, Finn Henriksen ; costume design, Annelise Hauberg.
Notes: Stephane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson ; narrator, Ghita Nørby.
Notes: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio, Dolby digital 2.0 Surround.
Notes: In Danish, French and Swedish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
ISBN: 9781604657418
Publisher Number: CC2278D
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Bab
Medium: [DVD]