Call number: DVD-4168

La Bête [The Beast]

Argos Films, Paris, 1975
Producer: Anatole Dauman
Screenplay: Walerian Borowczyk
Photography: Bernard Daillencourt, Marcel Grignon
Production design: Jacques d'Ovidio
Music: Domenico Scarlatti

Romilda de l'Esperance		Sirpa Lane
Lucy Broadhurst			Lisbeth Hummel
Virginia Broadhurst		Elisabeth Kaza
Mathurin de l'Esperance		Pierre Benedetti
Pierre de l'Esperance		Guy Tréjan
Priest				Roland Armontel
Duc Rammendelo De Balo 		Marcel Dalio	
Roberto Capia			Robert Capia	
Clarisse De l'Esperance		Pascale Rivault
Ifany				Hassane Fale	
Théodore			Anna Baldaccini
Modeste				Thierry Bourdon
Marie				Marie Testanière	
Stéphane			Stéphane Testanière
Cardinal Joseph de Balo		Jean Martinelli
94 minutes
In French with optional English subtitles


Escargot de Vénus [Venus on the Half-Shell]

Argos Films, Les Films Martin-Boschet, 1975
Producer: Anatole Dauman
Photography: Noël Véry

With: 	Bona Tibertelli de Pisis
4 minutes 40 seconds
In French with optional English subtitles

Dual format edition
This is the DVD

Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Arrow Films Restoration
Introduction by Peter Bradshaw, 2014, 1 minute 45 seconds
Escargot de Vénus (Venus on the Half-Shell), 1975, directed by Walerian Borowczyk (For details, see above)
The Making of The Beast, 2014, 57 minutes 53 seconds, in English
Frenzy of Ecstasy, an essay about the film's design and its unmade sequel, 2014, 4 minutes 20 seconds, in English
Theatrical Trailer
32-page booklet
Source Arrow Academy. Camera Obscura: The Walerian Borowczyk Collection, 5

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