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Beauty and the Beast (1987)

 -  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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Cast

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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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Beast/Prince: Try to find me and know me... no matter how I may be hidden from you.
Beauty: Hidden?
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Version of Beauty and the Beast (1991) See more »

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This Life Is For Me
Music and Lyrics by Lori McKelvey
Performed by George Little
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Enjoyable movie.
24 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you want to watch a true work of cinematic art, then watch this movie. This movie is proof that when Hollywood wants to, it can make a movie that transcends the garbage that Hollywood usually dishes out. This movie is good because of the acting of the two leads, Rebecca De Mornay and John Savage. Their excellent acting ensures that this movie does not become just another corny Hollywood contrivance or another twisted and distorted interpretation of a classic story. Mr. Savage's interpretation of the Beast is endearing for both children and adults and along with Ms. De Mornay's portrayal of Beauty makes this movie something that all can enjoy.


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