Babette's Feast Babette's Feast is a foreign film that was released in 1987. Babette's Feast tells the story of two sisters, Martine and Phillippa. The two girls are devout Christians and they are very religious and pious. They live in a small coastal village in Denmark. The girls are trying to maintain their own Christian sect that was started by their father. Their father passed away several years ago and the sisters are finding that they are losing members of their church.