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Cant wait to see this movie! Coming to the big screen: Dido Elizabeth Belle was the illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an enslaved African woman named Belle. This painting was most likely commissioned by her father, the nephew of the Earl of Mansfield, and depicts the beautiful and vivacious Belle alongside her cousin, Elizabeth Murray. Belle is played by South African actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Cant wait to see this movie! Coming to the big screen: Dido Elizabeth Belle was the illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an enslaved African woman named Belle. This painting was most likely commissioned by her father, the nephew of the Earl of Mansfield, and depicts the beautiful and vivacious Belle alongside her cousin, Elizabeth Murray. Belle is played by South African actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Looking for a moving... movie? Belle tells the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (a luminous Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy officer who was raised in 1700s England by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife—and goes on to fight for the rights of slaves. This period piece is lush, poignant, and based on a true story. Plus, you will go gaga over Gugu.

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Looking for a moving... movie? Belle tells the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (a luminous Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy officer who was raised in 1700s England by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife—and goes on to fight for the rights of slaves. This period piece is lush, poignant, and based on a true story. Plus, you will go gaga over Gugu.

Dido Elizabeth Belle (1761?–1804), attrib. Johan Zoffany, c.1780 [left, with Lady Elizabeth Murray]

Dido Elizabeth Belle (1761?–1804), attrib. Johan Zoffany, c.1780 [left, with Lady Elizabeth Murray]

18th century portrait inspires film: The painting, which dates from 1779, shows two young women dressed in the finest clothes of the age. One is Lady Elizabeth Murray, and the other is  Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate daughter of British Navy admiral Sir John Lindsay and a female Caribbean slave.

How an 18th Century portrait inspired a new film

18th century portrait inspires film: The painting, which dates from 1779, shows two young women dressed in the finest clothes of the age. One is Lady Elizabeth Murray, and the other is Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate daughter of British Navy admiral Sir John Lindsay and a female Caribbean slave.

Sam Reid stars in The Riot Club (out 17th September 2014) as Hugo Fraser-Tyrwhitt.

Emily Watson in 'Belle' Portraits in Toronto

Sam Reid stars in The Riot Club (out 17th September 2014) as Hugo Fraser-Tyrwhitt.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw & James Norton in ‘Belle’ (2014).

Gugu Mbatha-Raw & James Norton in ‘Belle’ (2014).

Film of the painting … Belle. Photograph: Allstar/Sportsphoto

Dido Belle: the artworld enigma who inspired a movie

Film of the painting … Belle. Photograph: Allstar/Sportsphoto

{ USA TODAY } Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) raises Dido in a loving way, but still allows some discrimination even within his own home. In London, he does not allow Dido to eat with the family when guests are present. She is allowed to join them after the meal. When Dido hears this, "she is very upset," says Asante. "He's a man who will respond differently at the end of the film."

'Belle' breaks through the aristocratic color barrier

{ USA TODAY } Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) raises Dido in a loving way, but still allows some discrimination even within his own home. In London, he does not allow Dido to eat with the family when guests are present. She is allowed to join them after the meal. When Dido hears this, "she is very upset," says Asante. "He's a man who will respond differently at the end of the film."

On-Set Photos From 'Belle' Filming In Oxford, With Gugu Mbatha-Raw

On-Set Photos From 'Belle' Filming In Oxford, With Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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