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Beauty and the Beast (1987)

G  |   |  Family, Fantasy, Musical  |  April 1987 (USA)
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To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.

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Beast / Prince
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Yossi Graber ...
Father
Michael Schneider ...
Kuppel
Carmela Marner ...
Bettina
Ruth Harlap ...
Isabella
Joseph Bee ...
Oliver
Jack Messinger ...
Frederick
Tzipi Mor ...
1st Maid
Firat Kanter ...
2nd Maid (as Fira Kanter)
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira ...
Bailiff (as Yacov Ben Sira)
Rafi Goldvasser ...
Acrobat / Juggler
Eduardo Hobshar ...
Acrobat / Juggler
Nitzan Zytzer ...
Acrobat / Juggler
Eran Lavy ...
Acrobat / Juggler
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Beauty is the backbone of her family. Without her nothing is ever done and no one is ever on time. But when her father angers a beast living in an enchanted castle, Beauty takes his punishment. She leaves her family and lives in the castle where, for the first time in her life, she starts to think about what she really wants. With her host only appearing at supper time, Beauty finds her own ways to amuse herself, but at night she dreams of a lost prince who constantly asks for her help. Through her choices Beauty learns what is important and what wishing can accomplish. Written by Max Vaughn

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Cannon Movie Tales: Beauty and the Beast  »

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Beauty: We are the only ones in this castle... Aren't we, Beast?
Beast/Prince: Yes. We are.
Beauty: There's no one else?
Beast/Prince: No, Beauty. There is no one else.
Beauty: ...Nowhere?
Beast/Prince: Beauty, is there anything that you lack that I can give you?
Beauty: Oh, no, Beast. Nothing that you can give me. You give me more than I've ever been given. And if we are the only ones in this castle, then everything must come... from you. And yet... I don't understand.
Beast/Prince: I cannot give you understanding. That you must find on your own.
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This Life Is For Me
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One of those movies that always stay with you.
9 August 2002 | by (Arizona, USA/Hull, England) – See all my reviews

Every now and again, I'll pull out this movie for a trip down memory lane. True, it was low budget and John Savage never has appealed to me as a male romantic lead, but scenes of it were always so beautiful, taking inspiration from the 1946 classic La Belle et la bête. Not to sound like a sap, but there is a part in this movie that I always thought was wonderfully done. During one of the songs, Beauty is pretending to dance with her dream prince, meanwhile, in another room, Beast (who is actually her dream prince unbeknownst to her)is pretending to dance with Beauty. For a second she reaches out like she can feel him standing in front of her. For a B-Children's movie, I thought that was cool.


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