Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

Beauty and the Beast (La belle et la bête) (1946)

Beauty and the Beast
7.8 Rating
(213 ratings)
8 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by


Starring (View all)
Jean Marais Jean Marais
La Bête
Josette Day Josette Day
Belle
Mila Parély Mila Parély
Félicie
Nane Germon Nane Germon
Adélaïde
Michel Auclair Michel Auclair
Ludovic
Raoul Marco Raoul Marco
The Usurer
Marcel André Marcel André
Belle's Father
Janice Felty Janice Felty
La Belle


Written by
Jean Cocteau Jean Cocteau
dialogue


Lists

438 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 7 years, 4 months ago 868 comments
82 votes
3003 Movies Into the Golden Age!!!...so far? (6127 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 5 years, 3 months ago 11 comments
78 votes
Fashion Through the Ages (102 items)
list by brazilfashion
Published 3 years, 7 months ago 13 comments
63 votes
Cahiers du cinéma’s 100 Greatest Films (100 items)
list by Tapio
Published 6 years, 1 month ago 7 comments
57 votes
They Shoot Pictures Don't They? (1000 items)
list by Ruisperkele
Published 4 years, 9 months ago

View all Beauty and the Beast lists (135 more)

Beauty and the Beast Videos


View all Beauty and the Beast videos (1 more)

Cover art, photos and screenshots

5 votes
3 votes
3 votes
3 votes
2 votes

Description: This is definitely not the Disney version. While it remains faithful to the plot of the classic fairy tale by Leprince de Beaumont, Jean Cocteau's 1946 French romantic fantasy is the product of a sophisticated, mature sensibility in its tones and textures and, above all, in its surprising emotional power. With sparkling black-and-white imagery that, for once, is actually dreamlike rather than cute or kitschy, and with a Beast (Jean Marais) who is almost as glamorous with his silky blonde facial hair as he is clean shaven, the movie casts a seductive spell. It might actually be a little too rich and unsettling for kids. Even the ... (more)
Release date: 23 December 1947
UPC: 037429122020
Tags: 1946 (11), Fantasy (11), Romance (11), French (11), Surrealism (8), 1940s (7), Fairy Tale (7), France (6), Drama (5), Magic (3), Castle (3), Diamond (3), Treasure (3), Transformations (2), 40's (2), Black And White (2), Flying (2), Magic Mirror (2), Recommended (2), Language French (2)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

Eleanor voted for 2 images 4 weeks, 1 day ago

moviebuff added this to a list 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Replicant added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
hiyamugi added this to a list 3 months, 1 week ago
watched '16 (62 movies items)
johanlefourbe added this to a list 5 months ago
onclelapin posted a image 5 months, 1 week ago


Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block