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Donkey Skin (Peau d'âne)

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

Bizarre musical fantasy about a king (Marais) who promises his dying wife (Deneuve) he will only re-marry someone more beautiful than her. But when he settles on his own daughter (also Deneuve), the fairy godmother descends and whisks the girl away, hiding her in a forest cottage and cloaking her in animal hide.

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