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63 Ratings

Beauty and the Devil

La beauté du diable

Directed by René Clair
France, 1950
Fantasy, Romance, Drama


The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.

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Beauty and the Devil Directed by René Clair

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1952 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1951 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1950 | 3 wins including: Best Production Design

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