Beauty and the Beast (1946)

Director
Jean Cocteau

Main cast
Jean Marais; Josette Day; Marcel André; Mila Parély; Nane Germon

Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Description
The merchant and his children, Adélaïde, Belle, Félicie, and Ludovic, are near ruin bankruptcy, but Adélaïde and Félicie nonetheless still spend lavishly on themselves keeping beautiful, whereas Belle slaves around the house. Crossing the forest one evening, their father becomes lost and takes refuge in a castle. Upon leaving, he steals a blossom off a rose bush. An angered beast demands one of his daughters for the theft.


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