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10 May 2014 @ 04:50 pm
other "Belle" links  
- http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/athena-ff-amma-asantes-belle

(Key quotation: "...it's still all-too-maddeningly rare to see a gentle romance about the loveliness or adorableness or winsome sweetness of black women...the wonderful thing about Asante's carefully constructed film is that it's not a story grounded in black suffering.)

- http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/belle-director-amma-asante-explains-why-she-wanted-tell-a-jane-austen-story-with-a-black-protagonist

- https://variety.com/2013/film/reviews/belle-review-toronto-1200604568/
litlover12 on May 11th, 2014 01:55 am (UTC)
Interesting quote! I'm hearing lots of good things about this one. Hope I get a chance to see it soon.
tempestsarekind: little dorrittempestsarekind on May 12th, 2014 05:16 pm (UTC)
I definitely enjoyed it!