1946: La Belle et La Bete - The Cinema is Magic

La Belle et La Bete (1946) was the first live-action film based on the classic story, and it still stands today as one of the richest, most opulent films ever made. Jean Cocteau embued his film with a deep sense of the magic and in doing so he revealed some truths about humanity. This video explores how Cocteau used magic in his film and what it says about mankind as a whole.


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