The Beast (La Bête)

“La Bête is that rare achievement, a truly erotic film”

David Thompson, Time Out

Type:Horror, Drama, Fantasy

Dur:98 min

Year:1975

Dir:Walerian Borowczyk

Rating:R18+

synopsis

A wealthy woman finds her fiancé dead after dreaming of an erotic encounter with a strange creature.

 

 

cast:

Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza, Pierre Benedetti, Guy Tréjan, Roland Armontel, Marcel Dalio, Robert Capia, Pascale Rivault

crew:

Walerian Borowczyk, Anatole Dauman, Bernard Daillencourt, Marcel Grignon

fan quotes:

"More charming than arousing, and solemnly silly." - Kim Newman, Empire Magazine

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