50 Most Depressing Happy Endings (51 movies items)
"The Happy Ending: Belle declares her love for the Beast, which he returns. Cue a swish of Disney magic, and the Beast is returned to his princely human form just in time for the end credits.
The Depressing Implications: The film’s set in the late 1700s.
Problem is, the French revolution kicked off in 1789 and the aristocracy were overthrown by new notions of equality and citizenship.
Wonder if Belle, her prince, and their staff survived that…"