La Belle et la Bête

Title: Beauty and the Beast (La belle et la bête)
Country: France
Year: 1946
Director: Jean Cocteau
Cast: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Michel Auclair
Duration: 96 min.
Language: French
Plot: A half-ruined merchant lives in the country with his son Ludovic and his three daughters. Two of the daughters, Félicie and Adélaïde, are real shrews: selfish, pretentious, and evil. They exploit the third daughter, Belle, as a servant. One day, on a business trip, on the way home, the merchant gets lost in a forest and enters a strange castle. He picks up a rose for Belle, and the castle’s owner appears…


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