With extraordinary direction, stunning performances, incredibly powerful and insightful writing, and a haunting score (by composer Rachel Portman), Belle is an outstanding film not only for its telling of the story of such an admirable person, but also for its all around brilliant production.
Director: Amma Asante
Writer: Misan Sagay
Main Cast: Penelope Wilton, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson, Tom Wilkinson, Sarah Gadon, Tom Felton, and James Norton.
Belle is distributed by Fox Searchlight. Its release date has been set for May 2, 2014.