Beauty and the beast [DVD videorecording] / André Paulvé presents a film by Jean Cocteau ; story, dialogue, and directed by Jean Cocteau.
Contributor(s): Cocteau, Jean | Paulvé, André | Marais, Jean | Day, Josette | Leprince de Beaumont, Jeanne-Marie. Belle et la bête | Lopert Films | Janus Films | Criterion Collection (Firm).Material type: FilmSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 6.Publisher: [S.l.] : Criterion Collection, 2003Edition: Newly restored special ed.Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780026098 :.Subject(s): Self-sacrifice -- Drama | Monsters -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films.
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In French with optional English subtitles.
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Aucliar, Raoul Marco, Marcel André.
Photographer, Henri Alekan ; editor, Claude Ibera ; music, Georges Auric.
Originally released as a motion picture by Lopert Films in 1946.
Based on the fairy tale by Mme. Leprince de Beaumont.
"A Janus Films release."
Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast.