Babette's Feast

Babette's Feast

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  • Sun 15 Apr
  • 90 minutes
  • Director: Gabriel Axel
  • Denmark (1987)


As part of Sustainable St Albans Week, Sandridge Parish Council present a special screening of the 1987 Award Winning Film Babette's Feast.

Please note - This is a free event but you will require a ticket for entry, so please call the box office on 01727 799565 to book your place.

Babette's Feast, set in a remote 19th-century Danish village, tells the story of two sisters who lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village: one could have married a young army officer and the other, a French opera singer. Their father objected in each case, and they spent their lives caring for him. Many years later - their father is now deceased - they take in French refugee, Babette Hersant, who agrees to work as their servant. After winning the lottery, Babette wants to repay the sisters for their kindness and offers to cook a French meal for them and their friends on the 100th anniversary of their father's birth. It proves to be an eye-opening experience for everyone.

Tickets are available from Monday 5th March 2018