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Basics Critics:91Viewers:72Rusty:82
Category: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi/FantasyNotable as: FantasySub-Category: Fantasy, Romance Film, Art film, DramaRuntime: 90 - 96 minutesColor: black-and-white filmLanguage: FrenchCountry: FranceDirector: Jean Cocteau, René ClémentScreenwriter: Jean CocteauBased on: Beauty and the BeastMusic: Georges AuricCinematography: Henri AlekanStars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André, Jean Marais, Jean Marais, Noël Blin, Jean Cocteau, Christian Marquand, Gilles WatteauxProducer: André PaulvéAwards won: Louis Delluc PrizeAward details: (details at IMDb)

Beauty and the Beast is a 1946 French romantic fantasy film adaptation of the traditional fairy tale of the same name, written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont and published in 1757 as part of a fairy tale anthology. Directed by French poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau, the film stars Josette Day as Belle and Jean Marais. The plot of Cocteau's film revolves around Belle's father who is sentenced to death for picking a rose from Beast's garden. Belle offers to go back to the Beast in her father's place. Beast falls in love with her and proposes marriage on a nightly basis which she refuses. Belle eventually becomes more drawn to Beast, who tests her by letting her return home to her family and telling her that if she doesn't return to him within a week, he will die of grief.

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