Compared is the Theatrical Cut (German DVD) with the Director's Cut from France. The Director's Cut includes two longer sequences. The first sequence shows footage about the relationship between Grégoire de Fronsac and the two ladies. The second one shows more details about his returning.
Theatrical Cut: 2:16:36
Director's Cut: 2:24:24
Difference: 7.48 Min. in total
De Fronsac is with Sylvia and he tells her that the beast's death is just a lie. Somebody sneaks into the house of pleasure und steals one of Fronsac's paintings. In the following scene Fronsac wants to visit Marianne but she and her brother are not amused about his visit. Marianne throws the paintings of the nude woman in front of his feet.
Marianne meets Sylvia in the church. Sylvia tells her that Grégoire is in love with her but nobody else. A shot of the harbor with de Fronsac and Marquis follows. He requests if he wants to return and hunt the beast again, even though it's been forbidden by the king himself.