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Beauty and the Beast (1946)

16 10/29/1946 (FR) DramaFantasyRomance 1h 36m

Once upon a time

Overview

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 death, desire, and beauty.

  1. Jean Cocteau

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean Marais

    Jean Marais

    The Beast / The Prince / Avenant

  2. Josette Day

    Josette Day

    Belle

  3. Marcel André

    Marcel André

    Belle's Father

  4. Mila Parély

    Mila Parély

    Félicie

  5. Nane Germon

    Nane Germon

    Adélaïde

  6. Michel Auclair

    Michel Auclair

    Ludovic

  7. Raoul Marco

    The Usurer

  8. Jean Cocteau

    Jean Cocteau

    Himself

Full Cast & Crew

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

Original Title La belle et la bête

Status Released

Original Language French

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