Moonlit Movies: Flashback Fridays

Beauty and the Beast

Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

1991, 1h 24min, G

Cast: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti

Belle, a well-read and empowered woman, rescues her father by offering to take his place as the prisoner of a monstrous beast. Unbeknownst to her, the beast (Prince Adam) has been cursed for his selfishness, and his only hope for redemption is to learn to love and be loved in return.

With help from the castle’s enchanted staff, Belle learns to appreciate her captor – but can their newfound relationship withstand the unscrupulous hunter Gaston?