Belle et la bête, La (1946)

Discussion in 'Archive' started by llanes13, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. llanes13

    llanes13 Guest



    Runtime: 90 min
    Language: French
    Country: France / Luxembourg
    Color: Black and White

    Director: Jean Cocteau
    Jean Marais ... La Bête (The Beast)/The Prince/Avenant
    Josette Day ... Belle
    Mila Parély ... Félicie
    Nane Germon ... Adélaïde
    Michel Auclair ... Ludovic
    Raoul Marco ... The usurer
    Marcel André ... Belle's father

    Description: A half-ruined merchant lives in the country with his son Ludovic and his three daughters. Two of the daughters, Felicie and Adelaide, are real shrews, selfish, pretentious, evil. They exploit the third daughter, Belle, as a servant. One day, the merchant gets lost in the forest and enters a strange castle. He picks up a rose for Belle and the castle's owner appear. He is a monster, half-human, half-beast, and possesses magic powers. He sentences the merchant to death, unless he give up one of his daughters. Belle sacrifices herself for her father and goes to the castle, discovering that the Beast is not so wild and inhuman as it seems.

  2. olga-athina

    olga-athina Guest

    :m13:nice work
  3. m_hayz

    m_hayz Guest


Share This Page