Episode #96 – La Belle et la Bête

From “La Belle et la Bête”, 1946.

Originally published in June of 2016, Zach Betonte, Andrew Swope and Simone Barros discuss Jean Cocteau’s dreamscape, “La Belle et la Bête” originally released in 1946. The discussion elaborates on how Cocteau’s avant-garde theatre background informs his cinematic practice, how objectification may or may not augment the narrative’s reality and the similarities between the aesthetics of Cocteau and Maya Deren

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Published by Zachary Betonte

Zachary Betonte is a moving image artist currently working in Durham, North Carolina.

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