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Beauty and the Beast


Jean Marais, Josette Day, Marcel André, Mila Parély View All


Jean Cocteau (Director), Jean Cocteau (Screenplay), Jean Cocteau (Story), Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (Story) View All

Released: Oct. 29th, 1946
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
The story of a gentle-hearted beast in love with a simple and beautiful girl. She is drawn to the repellent but strangely fascinating Beast, who tests her fidelity by giving her a key, telling her that if she doesn't return it to him by a specific time, he will die of grief. She is unable to return the key on time, but it is revealed that the Beast is the genuinely handsome one. A simple tale of tragic love that turns into a surreal vision of...
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having only been familiar with Disney's version of Beauty and the Beast up to this point, i have to say i was thrilled to bits that a movie like this exists.
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Beauty and the Beast (1946) La belle et la bte (original title) Directors: Jean Cocteau, Ren Clment Writers: Jean Cocteau (dialogue), Jean Cocteau (screenplay) Cast: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parly Genre: Fantasy, Romance Language: Frenc.