Belle: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Belle (2013), an absorbing costume drama about the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral in the 18th Century, blending period romance and politics.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, Art and Design, Human Rights, Law, PSHE Education and Politics in addition to highlighting themes surrounding visual arts, historical periods, law and order, campaigns and revolutions, racism and prejudice, slavery, love and relationships, British cinema and ethics.

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Belle Film Guide

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Interview with Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Amma Asante

Interview with Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Amma Asante

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Amma Asante talk Belle with Into Film

Duration: 4:43 mins

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Screenwriter Misan Sagay talks about the inspiration for period drama Belle

Belle interview with screenwriter Misan Sagay

Screenwriter Misan talks about the inspiration for period drama Belle.

Duration: 0:41 secs

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