||Danish and French (with English subtitles)|
Set in a Danish seaside town in 19th century Denmark, a Parisian woman refugee
arrives to work for two sisters who lead austere lives as they carry on the work of their stern
Lutheran minister father. Babette learns to cook the plain unseasoned food of the area but
ultimately prepares a sensuous French feast from her lottery winnings as an expression of
her love of life and those around her. Based on the book by
Karen Blixen (also known as
Review from the Washington Post.
from the New York Times by Vincent Canby.
Kierkegaard at Babette's Feast.