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Peau D'ane (The Magic Donkey)

Peau D'ane (The Magic Donkey)
  • 1970
  • France
  • 89 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jacques Demy
  • Written by: Jacques Demy, Charles Perrault
  • Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Delphine Seyrig
  • Language: French

Bizarre, and touching at times on the grotesque, Demy's adaptation of Perrault's fairytale is legendary in the director's native France. A cautionary tale about incest, the film tells the story of a princess who pretends to be a donkey to avoid marriage to her newly widowed father

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