Belle is an upcoming period drama movie directed by Amma Asante and starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Dido Elizabeth Belle, a real-life mixed race woman in 18th-century England. Here’s the film’s official poster:
Based on the inspiring true story.
“The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Captain in the Royal Navy finds her unique social standing become instrumental in the campaign to end slavery in England after meeting an idealistic young vicar’s son.”
And the film trailer:
The release date of belle is set to May 2, 2014.