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Guld og Grønne Skove


A harbinger, in a minor way, of his Academy Award-winning Babettes Gæstebud (Babette's Feast), Danish director Gabriel Axel again takes up a particular fear of any small country: the dread, real or imagined, of foreign invasion. In the Karen Blixen adaptation, it was exotic foreign foods, mores, and values that alienated a deeply backwards culture. Guld og Grønne Skove, an outright comedy, describes the growing apprehension of a small Danish island about to be invaded by oil-hungry American capitalists...more