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Gabriel Axel

Director

Born - 18 April 1918, Arhus, Denmark
Died - 9 February 2014

Spare, scholarly-looking Danish director whose output varied from period erotica to more prestige projects, one of which, Babette's Feast (1987), won him several awards. Born Gabriel Axel Morch, he began directing TV dramas from 1950, and films a few years later: Altid Ballade (1955), The Girls Are Willing (1958), Crazy Paradise (1962), Three Girls in Paris (1963), Hagbard and Signe/The Red Mantle (1967), Danish Blue (1968), Sex auf Radern/Soft Shoulders, Sharp Curves (1972), Going for Broke (1977), Christian (1989), Prince of Jutland (1994), a section of Lumiere and Company (1995) and Leila (2002), his last.