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    Babette's Feast (1987) -- (Movie Clip) The Two Sisters Had A French Maid

    Danish-born French director Gabriel Axel's opening to his 1987 adaptation of the story by Danish writer Isak Dinesen, introducing sisters Martine (Birgitte Federspiel) and Filippa (Bodil Kjer) and their maid, the title character, Stephane Audran, opening Babette's Feast, 1987.

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