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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Jean Coctaeu

1946 | France | 93 minutes


Friday, November 30, 2018, 7pm


Saturday, December 1, 2018, 1pm


Saturday, December 1, 2018, 4pm

Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece—in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast—is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day. The spectacular visions of enchantment, desire, and death in Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) have become timeless icons of cinematic wonder.

“Beauty is fragile. Magic is rare. And it's precisely the blessing of the cinema that it affords us such opportunities to indulge in fantasy." - Calum Marsh, The Village Voice

“One of the most magical of all films.” - Roger Ebert, The Chicago Sun Times

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