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Belle

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Romance

Release Date :

May 02, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Amma Asante

Starring :

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Sam Reid, Tom Felton, Miranda Richardson, Matthew Goode, James Norton, Alex Jennings

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5

“..the film shares its essence. The sentiment is fanciful. The brushwork is competent. The subject is extraordinary..”
by Henry Barnes [The Guardian]
4 of 5

“..it looks more like a murky Rembrandt than an episode of "Downton Abbey"..”
by Graham Fuller [New York Daily News]
3 of 4

“..directed by Amma Asante with highly capable craftsmanship..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2 of 5

“..Belle, to its discredit, often forgets to supply the racism, a serious mistake; the slurs are barely whispered, and you can't help but think the character's real-life story must have been a lot tougher..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Reviewed by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by Justin Chang [Variety]

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