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Walerian Borowczyk's controversial tale of cross-species couplings which took over 25 years to gain a film certificate. American heiress Lucy Broadhurst (Lisabeth Hummel) is engaged to be married to a rich-but-crazy French aristocrat. Staying in his country chateau, she hears rumours of a strange beast prowling the area, and then, on her wedding night, is consumed by strange and erotic dreams.

Soon Lucy is preparing for some hirsute love with a most unlikely partner.

Package includes DVD and Blu-ray editions.

Walerian Borowczyk's controversial tale of cross-species couplings which took over 25 years to gain a film certificate. American heiress Lucy Broadhurst (Lisabeth Hummel) is engaged to be married to a rich-but-crazy French aristocrat. Staying in his country chateau, she hears rumours of a strange beast prowling the area, and then, on her wedding night, is consumed by strange and erotic dreams.

Soon Lucy is preparing for some hirsute love with a most unlikely partner.

Package includes DVD and Blu-ray editions.

Extras

  • New high definition digital transfers of the feature and the shorts
  • Uncompressed Mono 2.0 PCM Audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Introduction by film critic Peter Bradshaw
  • Venus on the Half-Shell (1975)
  • The Making of The Beast: camera operator Noël Véry provides a commentary on footage shot during the film’s production
  • Frenzy of Ecstasy, a new visual essay on the evolution of Borowczyk’s beast and the sequel that never was, Motherhood
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original poster design

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035011240
Catalogue Number FCD956
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1975
Director Walerian Borowczyk
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries France
Sound 2.0 Mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) French, Italian, English
Running time 94 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 18

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