Isak Dinesen


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Babette's Feast (1987) -- (Movie Clip) You Will Be The Only Star In rural Denmark ca. 1837, on-hiatus Paris opera star Achille Papin (Jean-Pilippe Lafont) meets preacher Nielsen (Bendt Rothe) and his daughters Martine (Vibeke Hastrup) and Filippa (Hanne Stensgaard), in whom he takes particular interest, inside a flashback in Babette's Feast, 1987.
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.
Immortal Story, The (1969) -- (Movie Clip) The Idea Of Friendliness Following credits with writer-director Orson Welles and co-star Jeanne Moreau top-billed, Welles narrates his adaptation of the Isak Dinesen story, from her collection Anecdotes Of Destiny, Fernando Rey as a local denizen, Roger Coggio his clerk, in The Immortal Story, 1969.
Immortal Story, The (1969) -- (Movie Clip) A Comedy With The Devil Writer-director and star Orson Welles narrates, but not in the voice of his character, the wealthy old boss of clerk Lewinsky (Roger Coggie), whom he’s sent out in 1860’s Macao to recruit a woman to enact an old sea legend, finding Virginie (Jeanne Moreau), in The Immortal Story, 1969.
Immortal Story, The (1969) -- (Movie Clip) You're A Fine Looking Sailor Clerk Lewinsky (Roger Coggio) is assisting his weird old rich boss Clay (writer-director Orson Welles) in recruiting a sailor in 1860’s Macao, finding Norman Ashley, whom he wants to play a part in an old legend he plans to re-create, in The Immortal Story, 1969, from an Isak Dinesen story.
Babette's Feast (1987) -- (Movie Clip) Good People In Denmark Western coast of Denmark, 1871, French refugee Stephane Audran (title character) presents herself at the rural home of sisters Martine and Filippa (Birgitte Federspiel, Bodil Kjer), bearing a letter from a French opera singer (Jean-Philippe Lafont) they met long ago, in Babette's Feast, 1987.