Beauty and the Beast

Friday, May 29 - Sunday, May 31, 2009

Cocteau’s dreamlike retelling of the classic fairy tale. A proud nobleman’s cursed life is redeemed by selfless Beauty, with Cocteau’s muse, Jean Marais, as the most human of Beasts.

Part of the series “The Old Wave: Favorites from the French Masters,” playing weekends at 11:00AM, April 10-July 5 in our ongoing Weekend Classics program.

  • Country France
  • Language French
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1946
  • Running Time 96 minutes
  • Director Jean Cocteau

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