- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 11, 2003
- Originally Released: 1946
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: Film Restoration Demonstration
- Interviews: Henri Alekan - Cinematographer
- Audio Commentary:
- Arthur Knight - Film Historian
- Christopher Frayling - Cultural Historian
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- 1995 Restoration Trailer
- Production Notes
- English Translation of Original Leprinsce de Beaumont Fable
Performers, Cast and Crew:
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..."
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.