Beauty and the Beast

Also Known As

A Bela E a Fera ( Brazil ), A Bela E o Monstro ( Portugal ), Beauty and the Beast ( International / USA ), Es war ( Austria ), Es war einmal - Die Schöne und die Bestie ( Germany ), Es war einmal ( Germany / Austria ), Flickan och odjuret ( Sweden ), I pentamorfi kai to Teras ( Greece ), Kaunotar ja hirviö ( Finland ), La bella e la bestia ( Italy ), La bella y la bestia ( Argentina / Spain ), Piekna i bestia ( Poland )

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Beauty and the Beast

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Jean Marais

La Bête (The Beast)

Josette Day

Belle

Mila Parély

Félicie

Nane Germon

Adélaïde

Storyline

A half-ruined merchant lives in the country with his son Ludovic and his three daughters. Two of the daughters, Félicie and Adélaïde, are real shrews: selfish, pretentious, and evil. They exploit the third daughter, Belle, as a servant. One day, on a business trip, on the way home, the merchant gets lost in a forest and enters a strange castle. He picks up a rose for Belle, and the castle's owner appears. He is a monster, half-human, half-beast, and possesses magic ... more


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Fellinifan

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A+

Well, it's Cocteau11 January 2012

Jean Cocteau is one of the 'greats' of world cinema. He was also reputed by some to have been one of the heads of the Priore of Zion, a Secret Society based in France, and one of the inspirations for Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code. This belief stems in part from his handling of tales like Beauty and... more

Lizzy

Karma1298190

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A+

Thanks for that comment good to know.05 January 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

A+

Thanks01 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Laura

Karma14447

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A+

From the fairy tale05 September 2011

More dramatic than the Disney version; the visual effects are doubtlessly obsolete but, for the period, were impressive.
The story is faithful to the fairy tale and not what we are used to, even though Disney took inspiration from this movie.
Worth viewing, if you don't mind black/white and... more

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

classic B&B movie21 June 2011

based on the fairy tale La Belle et la Bête by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont. The Walt Disney movie uses some ideas from this movie. worth a view.

Lizzy

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C+

Thanks for that comment good to know08 February 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

type casting

Karma159850

Grade

B+

Interesting adaptation of classic story24 January 2011

Far from what we are use to seeing in this day and age.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

C+

QUESTION16 September 2010

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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