Beauty and the Beast (1991) Movie Cover

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G, 1991, Walt Disney Pictures

Director:

Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

Starring:

Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, David Ogden Stiers, Jerry Orbach, Angela Lansbury, Bradley Pierce

Plot:

Belle is a girl who is dissatisfied with life in a small provincial French town, constantly trying to fend off the misplaced ~affections~ of conceited Gaston. The Beast is a prince who was placed under a spell because he could not love. A wrong turn taken by Maurice, Belle's father, causes the two to meet. (Special Edition)

1

Selfish prince turned into ugly beast

Themes: Beauty, Carelessness, Outward Appearance, Cursed, Selfishness

2

Daughter encourages hopeless father

Themes: Confidence, Encouragement, Hope, Success, Support

3

Arrogant man plans wedding before asking bride

Themes: Arrogance, Ego, Pride, Overconfidence, Self-Image

4

Woman trades her freedom for father's life

Themes: Father-Daughter, Helping Others, Jesus, Self-Sacrifice, Sacrifice, Love, Unselfishness

5

Prideful man boasts of accomplishments

Themes: Accomplishment, Arrogance, Outward Appearance, Pride, Ego, Self-Image, Vanity

6

Belle saved from wolves by Beast

Themes: Attack, Danger, Self-Sacrifice, Salvation, Rescue

7

Beast's sacrificial love gives Belle freedom

Themes: Love, Self-Sacrifice, Unselfishness

8

Beast has mercy on enemy

Themes: Compassion, Envy, Evil Men, Mercy, Jealousy

9

Beast dies, transforms into handsome prince

Themes: Change, New Creation, Resurrection

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