The Beast 1975
La bête (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 38min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 15 April 1977 (USA)
A late businessman’s daughter is heading with her aunt to the crumbling estate of her soon-to-be husband, unaware of the strange rumours that cloud the family’s name.
Youth, sexuality, and the French countryside — one of the more unique films you’re ever going to see. If you can see it that is, no mean feat considering how hard it is to find copies of it (a combination of scarcity and censorship.) It’s sometimes erotic, sometimes disgusting, and occasionally funny. A trifle boring also in the middle, but all in all you can’t call yourself an aficionado of bizarre film until you’ve seen this one at least once.
Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Writer: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza
Language: French | Italian | English
Release Date: 15 April 1977 (USA)
Also Known As: Death’s Ecstacy