Which kind of girls do you think would deserve an unusual life and a true love? In this film, the main theme is not only about true inner beauty, it is more of feminine maturation. At that male centered age, Belle is different from the three identical girls with the thought, action and also outcome. Therefore, this film conveys a theme that female with a good education, a strong mind and a virtuous heart, just like Belle, can finally gain true love and live an unusual life.
A good education makes a woman has a big vision and to be a real lady. Belle loves reading, which is exactly contrary to the social custom that women do not need to learn. But it is exactly reading and learning that makes Belle different from other girls (or people in the town). She has a big enough vision, so she has no respect for the state quo and want something more than the provincial life. Also, good education makes good manners. Belle, a real lady, is always polite even when Goston is rude to her. That’s why she is not narrow-minded and have a chance for an unusual life.
A strong mind makes a woman inner-directed and brave. When everybody in the town adore Goston, Belle keep her own mind and do not blindly follow others. When Belle know her father is in danger, she hurries to the horrific castle bravely. Belle is different from other girls. She is not controlled and instigated by others but her own heart. And she is courageous when encounter difficulties. Therefore, strong-minded Belle can follow her heart to find her true love.
A virtuous heart makes a woman more beautiful. Belle is beautiful indeed, with a fair face, but she is more beautiful inside. In the beginning, she dislike or fear the beast for his bad temper. But as time passed, she find that the beast is kind deep inside his heart, so gradually, she begin to fond of him. Different with other people, Belle don’t judge the beast by his appearance. It is because of Belle’s goodness and sincerity that arouse the beast’s...