Belle script
Belle (2014)
Synopsis: Belle is a 2013 British period drama film directed by Amma Asante, written by Misan Sagay and produced by Damian Jones. It stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson, Penelope Wilton, Sam Reid, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Tom Felton and James Norton.


Captain Sir John Lindsay, do you

find me a fool? She is a MULATTO!

LORD MANSFIELD’S blood boils, he rages towards LINDSAY. LADY

MANSFIELD restrains him. LINDSAY is red with humiliation.

CAPTAIN SIR JOHN LINDSAYI have no wife to take her...In a

few hours I am to captain a

voyage to the Indies on a

longitude experiment.


From there, who knows!!! It is

not in my gift to question the

King and his Royal Navy.

LORD MANSFIELDYou keep in mind my position..?

My reputation...?


LORD MANSFIELDThen have some sense of propriety

boy...and understand what you are


LINDSAY lowers his voice, shielding DIDO.

SIR JOHN LINDSAYHer mother is dead! My wishes may

not be orthodox but they ARE


LORD MANSFIELDHow do we raise her...?

SIR JOHN LINDSAYI beg you, her - as

I would, were I here.


And ensure that she is in receipt

of all that is due to her as a

child of mine.

LADY MARY gasps, under...

LADY MANSFIELDThat is simply impossible.


What is right can never be



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Misan Sagay

Misan Sagay is a screenwriter whose credits include The Secret Laughter of Women, starring Colin Firth, and Their Eyes Were Watching God, starring Halle Berry. Misan’s most recent writing project is Belle, an historical drama starring Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson and Gugu Mbatha-Raw playing the title role. more…

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