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Babette’s Feast

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  • Gabriel Axel on BABETTE’S FEAST

    Director Gabriel Axel began his career working for Danish television in the early 1950s. He struggled for fifteen years to bring to the screen Isak Dinesen’s short story “Babette’s Feast,” considered unfilmable. This interview was conducted at the Karen Blixen Museum in Rungsted, Denmark, in May ...

  • Stéphane Audran on BABETTE'S FEAST

    Before BABETTE’S FEAST, Stéphane Audran was probably best known for her performances in films by her former husband Claude Chabrol and her role in Luis Buñuel’s THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE. In this 2012 interview, she discusses taking the part of Babette and the challenges of working in...

  • Table Scraps

    In this 2013 video essay on BABETTE’S FEAST, filmmaker Michael Almereyda charts the path from Isak Dinesen’s story to Gabriel Axel’s film, taking detours along the way into art history, philosophy, and the author’s life in Africa. Actor Lori Singer narrates.