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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST artwork

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 129m 6s

Release date 17/03/2017

BBFCInsight mild violence, threat

Genre(s) Fantasy, Romance

Director(s) Bill Condon

Cast includes Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Josh Gad, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Kline

Summary BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a live action version of the classic Disney animation in which a woman is imprisoned in an enchanted castle.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a live action version of the classic Disney animation in which a woman is imprisoned in an enchanted castle.

Violence

A character is knocked unconscious with a heavy punch to the face, then tied to a tree and left for wolves. However, he is later rescued. There is mild fantasy violence in a battle sequence in which an angry mob clashes with magical characters, and in a fight scene that includes several kicks and punches. A character shoots another three times in the back, but there is no blood or injury detail on screen, and the victim survives.

Threat

Scenes of mild threat include two sequences in which characters are chased and attacked by wolves. In several brief scenes, people are frightened by another character's physical appearance and threatening behaviour. It is later revealed that this character is not dangerous.

There is a potentially upsetting scene in which a character experiences a flashback vision of her mother, who was killed by the plague. In the vision, the mother has some dark spots on her face, and is attended by a plague doctor wearing a beaked mask.

Details

Title
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
WDSMP UK
Classified date(s)
16/02/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
129m 6s
Approved footage
11619+0
BBFC reference
AFF339525
Registration number
CFJ41512
Remarks
3D

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