Contrary to popular belief, there are no creatures or living objects in the Beast's castle in the original tale. This was made popular by Disney's animated movie. See more »
[the Beast Catches The Merchant Taking a Rose]
My gifts were not enough for you? Do you also have to steal what I treasure most?
I won't be treated as a thief or a coward. I am a just and honorable man!
Who did you pick this rose for?
My youngest daughter. She is worth more than anything in the world, to me.
Then I will give you one day to say goodbye to your loved ones. You only need to whisper the words: "More than anything in the world," to your horse, and he will bring you here.
I will not ...
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When looking at movies I happened upon this one out of curiosity, and I am all the better for it. First, clear your mind of the Disney releases and story lines behind them. On many layers this masterful work will enchant you, from beginning to end. Disney should be put on notice, because the makers of this film made Disney look like amateurs. The sets, and costuming epitomize the true essence of what movie magic is all about, and will not disappoint you. Even the ending was wonderfully magical. The film score is awesome. Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier all should be recognized for their fantastic talents. The makers of this film have something to be truly proud of. This is a lavishly and visually stunning film, completely delightful, and worth watching a few more times to see what you may miss. The details are exquisite to behold. I can with certainty recommend this film to anyone, knowing they will agree.
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