The Ancients stayed close to Nature, thought with her, and without extraordinary contrivances, they played with matter.
--R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
Monday, November 14, 2005
This simple little film is anything but superficial. Can a bunch of windswept rural Danish Protestants with a dour view of fleshy pleasures resist Babette's cooking? A touching meditation on duty and friendship and living life to its fullest, featuring some of the greatest food scenes captured on film. I dug it.