Beauty and the Beast (2014) English Movie Review | 4 Critic Reviews | Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier

cast:

Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier, Eduardo Noriega, Myriam Charleins, Audrey Lamy, Yvonne Catterfeld, Sara Giraudeau

Beauty and the Beast (2014) English Movie Posterdirection:

Christophe Gans

story:

Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve (novel: 'Beauty and the Beast')

screenplay:

Christophe Gans, Sandra Vo-Anh

dialogue:

cinematography:

Christophe Beaucarne

music:

Pierre Adenot

produced by:

Richard Grandpierre

language:

English (Original: French Title: 'La Belle et la Bête')

Not Rated English Moviegenre:

Fantasy, Drama, Romance

release date:

14-November-2014 (India)
run time:
112 minutes


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Reviews- (Ratings out of 10)
  •  Times Of India -Reagan Gavin Rasquinha Rating-6
Gans opts for a fantastical route rather than exploring the darker side of this tale. He dresses up his characters in costumes that look a bit kitschy; although Belle's red attire does at times contrast starkly with her surroundings at times. Additionally, some of the scenes between Belle and Beast are too cold.

  •  Book My Show -Aubrey D'Souza Rating-3
Fairytales teach us lessons. Some of them are good lessons, others not so much. Beauty and the Beast tries to teach us. What we end up learning is that corsets are great as distractions, bad accents are cool, heavy breathing is a must; and being a cranky, creepy and hairy monster

  •  Indian Express -Shalini Langer Rating-3
A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but there is little to recommend this fairytale told countless times before, and now in French and badly dubbed English. And that’s not for lack of one red rose or many. Scriptwriters Sandra Vo-Anh and Gans try it by introducing three brothers

  •  CNN IBN -Prajakta Hebbar Rating-5
The story of 'Beauty and the Beast' or 'La Belle et la Bête' begins with a faceless woman reading out a story from the digitally yellowed pages of a book. The little audience of two listen enchanted to the story of Belle, a beautiful, kind-hearted girl. So far, Christophe Gans' adaptation of the timeless

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