La Belle et la Bete (PG)
Directed by Jean Cocteau, France, 1946, 1hr 36min
With Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély
This much-loved gothic fairy tale of a beautiful young woman taking her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast is a landmark in cinematic fantasy. Jean Cocteau conjures spectacular visions of enchantment, desire and death. Henri Alekan’s subtle black and white cinematography combines with Christian Berard’s masterly costumes and set designs to create a magical piece of cinema – a children’s story refashioned into a stylised and highly sophisticated dream.
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