Die Schöne und das Biest

Die Schöne und das Biest

Frankreich / Deutschland 2012-2014, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Beauty and the Beast

The latest adaptation of this well-known fairytale unites Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel in a timelessly romantic and magical world. It is the year 1810. A shipwreck spells financial ruin for a wealthy merchant who is father to three daughters and three sons. The family moves to the country where they now live in impoverished circumstances. Only the youngest, the lovely Belle, is enthusiastic about rural life. But fate strikes yet again when the father plucks a rose for Belle in an enchanted palace garden and is sentenced to death by the castle’s owner, a monster.

Fearless Belle offers to go instead to the palace and lay down her life for her father. Once there she meets not death but a strange existence full of magic, luxury and sadness. Every evening without exception, Belle has dinner with the beast. And every night she finds herself visited by dreams that portray the beast’s sad story. The behemoth begins to feel more and more drawn towards the beautiful young woman, who uses all her courage to get to the bottom of the evil curse which torments her strange admirer.

Source: 64. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Christophe Gans
Assistant director:Thierry Mauvoisin, Matthieu de la Mortière
Script supervisor:Zoe Simijonović, Nancy Rivas, Silke Engelhardt (2. Unit)
Screenplay:Christophe Gans, Sandra Vo-Anh
based on:Madame de Villeneuve
Director of photography:Christophe Beaucarne
Camera operator:Leah Striker
Assistant camera:Alexander Sachariew, Lars Richter
Visual effects:Louis Morin
Lighting design:Björn Susen
Gaffer:Philip Fleischer
Key grip:Elmar Suska, Michael Müller, Jan Brun, Hans Hellner
Production design:Thierry Flamand
Art director:Andreas Olshausen
Set dresser:Christoph Lanksch
Set design:Ernestine Hipper (Set Decorator), Bernhard Henrich (Set Decorator)
Property master:Sascha Strutz, Alexander Lambriev
Stand-by props:Andreas Huschke, Marie-Charlotte Matthäi (2. Unit)
Make-up artist:Jens Bartram, Emilia Seifert, Katja Schulze
Costume design:Pierre-Yves Gayraud, Patrick Tatopoulos (Design "Biest"), Bettina Seifert
Costumes:Theresa Anna Luther
Editing:Sébastien Prangère
Assistant editor:Etienne Boussac
Sound design:Roland Winke
Sound:Nicolas Becker, Ken Yasumoto, Cyril Holtz
Sound assistant:Thomas Wallis
Special effects:Klaus Mielich
Music:Pierre Adenot
  
Cast: 
Léa SeydouxBelle
Vincent CasselPrinz / Biest
André DussollierBelles Vater
Eduardo NoriegaPerducas
Myriam CharleinsAstrid
Audrey LamyAnne
Sara GiraudeauClotilde
Jonathan DemurgerJean-Baptiste
Nicolas GobMaxime
Yvonne CatterfeldPrinzessin
Dejan BucinLouis
Louka MeliavaTristan
Gotthard LangeBailiff
Mickey HardtEtienne
Nora HuetzSerafina
Mike MöllerRäuber
Richard SammelMieter
Gotthard LangeGerichtsvollzieher
Max Volkert MartensDirektor Dumont
Marie GruberAdèle
Michael BornhütterRäuber
  
Production company:Eskwad (Paris), Pathé Cinema (Paris), Télévision Française (TF1) (Paris), Studio Babelsberg (Babelsberg) (Achtzehnte), 120 Films (Paris)
in co-production with:Central Scope Production GmbH (Potsdam)
in association with:Canal + (Paris), Cine+ Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin), TMC (FR)
Producer:Richard Grandpierre
Co-Producer:Carl L. Woebcken, Christoph Fisser, Romain Le Grand, Henning Molfenter
Executive producer:Frédéric Doniguian
Line producer:Jasmin Torbati
Location manager:Kathrin Krückeberg, Jan Enderlein, Daniel Pfennigstorf (Set), Mario Wittmann (Set)
Production coordinator:Doris Edwards
Shoot:05.11.2012-08.02.2013: Berlin, Studio Babelsberg
Original distributor:Concorde Filmverleih GmbH (München)
Length:114 min
Format:DCP, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 17.04.2014, 144461, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2014, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb (außer Konkurrenz);
Kinostart (DE): 01.05.2014

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Die Schöne und das Biest
Weiterer Titel (FR DE) Beauty and the Beast
Weiterer Titel (FR DE) La belle et la bête

Versions

Original

Length:114 min
Format:DCP, 16:9
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 17.04.2014, 144461, ab 6 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 14.02.2014, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb (außer Konkurrenz);
Kinostart (DE): 01.05.2014
 

Awards

Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema 2015
César, Beste Ausstattung
 
FBW 2014
Prädikat: wertvoll