Belle


Gugu Mabatha-Raw, Sam Reid and Tom Wilkinson star in the 18th century drama Belle. See the movie trailer, cast, plot summary and release date for Belle below. Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Goode). Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Wilkinson) and his wife (Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing.

Belle movie posterRelease Date: May 2, 2014 (Limited)
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Genre: Drama
Director: Amma Asante
Screenwriter: Misan Sagay
Cast: Gugu Mabatha-Raw, Sam Reid, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Penelope Wilton, Sarah Gadon, Tom Felton, Miranda Richardson, Matthew Goode, Amma Asante, Misan Sagay
Running Time: 1 hr. 45 min.
MPAA Rating: (PG) for thematic elements, some language and brief smoking images.
Official Website: FoxSearchlight.com/Belle

Plot Summary

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing. While her cousin Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) chases suitors for marriage, Belle is left on the sidelines wondering if she will ever find love. After meeting an idealistic young vicar’s son bent on changing society, he and Belle help shape Lord Mansfield’s role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.

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Belle – Movie Trailer

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