TIFF13: My Thoughts on Belle

The issues of race, class, and gender in 18th century Britain are looked at in Amma Asante’s period drama Belle.  Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is the illegitimate, bi-racial daughter of a Royal Navy admiral (Matthew Goode).  She is left in the care of her uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson), who raises her, along with […]