director: Amma Asante
cast: Gugu Mbatha Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sam Reid, Sarah Gadon, Miranda Richardson, Penelope Wilton, Tom Felton, James Norton, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson
country: United Kingdom
Featuring performances from Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson and Emily Watson, Belle is a lush period piece based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate daughter of a Caribbean slave and a white British admiral. Adopted into her father’s family, Belle goes on a tumultuous journey towards marriage and freedom.