French, 1946, 90 minutes, in black-and-white
Directed by Jean Cocteau
Starring Jean Marais, Josette Day Mila Parely, Marcel Andre
In French with English Subtitles
The classic tale of true love triumphing over appearance is memorably told in this post-war film directed and written by Jean Cocteau. Cocteau's version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a visually dazzling masterpiece--great fantasy, great filmmaking.