Beauty and the Beast (Criterion Collection)

Starring: Josette Day & Jean Marais Director: Jean Cocteau
Beauty and the Beast (Criterion Collection)
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Item:  CRRN 17232D
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1946
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette: Film Restoration Demonstration
    • Interviews: Henri Alekan - Cinematographer
    • Audio Commentary:
      1. Arthur Knight - Film Historian
      2. Christopher Frayling - Cultural Historian
    • Trailers:
      1. Original Theatrical Trailer
      2. 1995 Restoration Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes
    • Stills/Photos
    • Fable:
      1. English Translation of Original Leprinsce de Beaumont Fable

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Directed by
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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 04/17/1992
"...One of the most sophisticated and visually elegant films of all time....A haunting, original treasure..." -- Critic's Choice
Los Angeles Times - 02/25/1992
"...One of the most romantic films ever made. It is a movie touched by genius..."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/14/2003
"...A work that stands as one of French cinema's most influential films..."
Hollywood Reporter - 03/04/2003
"...There's an undeniable thrill in having BEAST unspool as Glass' hypnotic music swirls around the room..."

Plot Synopsis:

One of the great classics of cinema, Jean Cocteau's marvelous twist on the timeless fairy tale plunges the viewer into a stunningly dreamlike world.

Plot Keywords:

Classic | Fantasy | Recommended | Romance | Theatrical Release

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  • Sales Rank: 81,591
  • UPC: 037429172322
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