‘Belle’: An 18th Century image based on the story of the daughter of a Royal Navy captain & a slave

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Director Amma Asante’s new film is based on the real-life story of a biracial woman who grew up in an aristocratic English family — a story that was immortalized in a painting by Johann Zoffany.

Bonnie Sandy‘s insight:

Interesting & rare to see "Flights of Fancy" kudos to the director for givingherself permission to dream and define her version  of this story! 

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