Belle (2013) - Plot Summary - IMDb.
Summary: Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral John Lindsay. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her status prevents her from the traditions of noble social standing.
BELLE is an important, engrossing, and incredibly affecting movie. It sheds light on a story -- based on true events though fictionalized to a degree here -- that could have languished in history books and dissertations if not for director Amma Asante and lead actress Mbatha-Raw, who've turned it into cinematic reality.
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.
The House on Mango Street is a piece written by Sandra Cisneros, an American of Mexican Heritage. It was published in 1984 and details a year in the life of a young girl, Esperanza Cordero, who moves to Mango Street, a Mexican enclave of Chicago, at the age of twelve.
So imagine my delight when I came across the trailer for Belle! Belle, directed by Amma Asante, tells the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate biracial daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and the niece of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield and Chief Justice of England and Wales.
Belle, Book, and Candle A woman and her books. Pages. Home; Books Read 2011; Books Read 2012; Books Read 2013; Books Read 2014; Books Read 2015; Lost in the Stacks; Grand Southern Literary Tour - 2012; Grand Southern Literary Tour - 2013; History of Mystery; Friday, January 18, 2013. A Commonplace Book This leather-bound book of handmade paper.