La BÍte (The Beast) (1975)
Average Rating: 5.9/10
Reviews Counted: 8
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 2
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1975 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 1,389
In this story, a young nobleman with an unusually strong interest in horse-breeding is being prepared to marry the wealthy niece of an American Cardinal. (Noble families which are growing impoverished try to marry off their younger generations to the heirs of wealthy commoners.) When the girl arrives at the nobleman's family mansion the day before the wedding, she is shown around the house and its treasures and is told the story of an ancestor's legendary battle against a beast. That night, she
Jan 1, 1975 Wide
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Beauty killed the beast, Borowczyk says, and erotic poetry freed the screen
The film is oddly effective and, unlike so many other "erotic classics," virtually undated.
Seriously strange French skin-stuff.
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