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Paul Levinson (screenplay) &
Nathalie Harrison (screenplay)
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1992 (UK) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Michael Hordern ... Monsieur Du Bois (voice)

Christopher Lee ... Monsieur Renard (voice)

Penelope Keith ... Madame Bonbec (voice)

Kate O'Mara ... Lucinda (voice)

Jason Connery ... Beast (voice)

Kellie Bright ... Beauty (voice)
Geoffrey Matthews ... Monsieur Rodent (voice)
Susan Sheridan ... Prunella (voice)

Directed by
Timothy Forder (supervising director)
Writing credits
Paul Levinson (screenplay) &
Nathalie Harrison (screenplay)

Produced by
Mark Levinson .... executive producer
Paul Levinson .... executive producer
Mary Swindale .... producer
Art Direction by
Dawn White 
Art Department
Dawn White .... art coordinator
Sound Department
Jennifer Keys .... dubbing editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Lyndon Pickersgill .... rostrum camera
Animation Department
Lynne Anderson .... ink and paint artist (as Lynn Anderson)
Roz Blockstrom .... ink and paint artist (as Roz Blochstrom)
Angela Bristow .... ink and paint artist
Briony Catling .... ink and paint artist
David Cook .... ink and paint artist
Alistair Douglas .... ink and paint artist
Joan Garrick .... checker
Keith Greig .... animator
Paul Gunson .... character designer
Denise Hambry .... ink and paint artist
Regina Heffler .... ink and paint artist (as Gina Heffler)
Ian Henderson .... background artist
Alan Henry .... ink and paint artist (as Allan Henry)
Gerard Kenny .... animator
Gerard Kenny .... character designer
Charlotte Loynes .... ink and paint artist
Geoff Loynes .... animator
Lorna Mulligan .... ink and paint artist
Janet Nunn .... animator
Sue Plummer .... ink and paint artist
Jane Porteous .... ink and paint artist
Sandra Roach .... ink and paint artist
Andrew Ryder .... layout artist
Jennifer Ryder .... ink and paint artist
Alma Sachs .... ink and paint artist
Ian Sachs .... animator
Philip Scarrold .... animator (as Phillip Scarrold)
Michelle Seaton .... ink and paint artist
Jeff Short .... animator (as Geoff Short)
Clair Stratton .... ink and paint artist
Penelope Taylor .... ink and paint artist
David Thwaytes .... animation director
Andy Turner .... ink and paint artist
John Tynan .... animator
Roger Way .... animator
Amanda White .... ink and paint artist
Justin White .... ink and paint artist
Glenn Whiting .... animator (as Glen Whiting)
Mark Yarwood .... ink and paint artist
Yvonna Yates .... ink and paint artist
Vanessa Young .... ink and paint artist (as Vanessa Turquand-Young)
Editorial Department
Peter Corley .... supervising editor
Claire Yearley .... picture editor
Other crew
Lavinia Stuart-Hunt .... production assistant
Kirsten Withers .... production coordinator

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UK:67 min
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Surprisingly good, 4 January 2008
Author: marimba-easmon from United Kingdom

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

I remember seeing this adaptation years ago around the same time that Disney's big budget version was released. It would be easy to dismiss this retelling of Beauty and the Beast as a cynical cash-in on Disney's widely acclaimed version, but if you look beyond the restricted quality of the animation you will find a charming, surprisingly well scripted film which will appeal to both children and adults alike. It follows the original fairy tale more faithfully than the Disney version and the British vocal talent on display is wonderful. There are also a number of laugh-out-loud gags which are worth the price of the DVD alone. So if you are looking for fancy visual effects, this is not the film for you but if, like me you like a good fairy tale well told then this is worth a look.

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