New York State Writers Institute - Beauty and the Beast

New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series, Fall 1996


October 11, 1996 (Friday), 7:30 p.m., Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue

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.