Overview

Beauty and the Beast is the adaptation of a story by Madame de Villeneuve. Published anonymously in 1740 as La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins, it paints a portrait of Belle, a joyful and touching young girl who falls in love with the Beast, a cursed creature in search of love and redemption. In 1760, a condensed children’s version was published. It was from this version that Jean Cocteau and then Walt Disney drew their famous adaptations. Overshadowed, the original version by Madame de Villeneuve has never been adapted for the screen... until now!

  1. Christophe Gans

    Director, Writer

  2. Sandra Vo-Anh

    Writer

  3. Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Vincent Cassel

    Vincent Cassel

    La bête

  2. Léa Seydoux

    Léa Seydoux

    La belle

  3. André Dussollier

    André Dussollier

    Belle's father

  4. Eduardo Noriega

    Eduardo Noriega

    Perducas

  5. Myriam Charleins

    Myriam Charleins

    Astrid

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Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

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Facts

Original Title La Belle et la Bête

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 9, 2014
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget $33,000,000.00

Revenue $49,100,000.00

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