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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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The classic fairy tale about seeing with your heart. See more »


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Cannon Movie Tales: Beauty and the Beast  »

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Beast/Prince: Try to find me and know me... no matter how I may be hidden from you.
Beauty: Hidden?
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If You See With Your Heart
Music and Lyrics by Lori McKelvey
Performed by Rebecca De Mornay' and John Savage
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My fantasy brought to life...
4 May 2000 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

This movie had a huge impact on me as a kid. I was about 10 when I first saw it..and since then I've watched it countless times. I would watch it everyday as a kid, memorised the entire script and lyrics and recite them, sing before while I lie in bed at night before sleeping. I loved, and still love this show. Just yesterday,I took it out to watch again, and I enjoyed it as much as before, and surprised myself I could remember the lines still. Rebecca has really surpassed being a great actress...being able to sing beautifully. I've adored her since then...and always will. She was the MAGIC in the entire movie. The songs are sweet and suited for this musical..it's no Mary Poppins, but it sure showed Rebecca's singing talent. Want a good fairytale? Forget Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Watch Cannon's Beauty and the Beast for a real treat.


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