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Mark Kermode introduces La Belle et la Bête
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Mark Kermode introduces La Belle et la Bête 2015

2 mins United Kingdom Director. Nick Freand Jones

Mark Kermode delves into the Gothic fantasia of Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bête, contextualising the film in the history of adaptations of Jeane-Marie LePrince de Beaumont’s 18th-century fairytale, from Walerian Borowzcyk’s La Bête to Christophe Gans' recent version with Vincent Cassel.

Directed by

Nick Freand Jones

Featuring

Mark Kermode

Genres

Short documentary

Collection

Mark Kermode Introduces

Released

2015

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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