Studio Chizu’s BELLE To Receive World Premiere at the 74th Cannes Film Festival

Anime Limited have recently announced that Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu’s latest feature-length-film BELLE, will receive a World Premiere at the 74th Cannes Film Festival later this month.

Taking place on Thursday July 15th in the Cannes Premiere section, BELLE marks the first time that a film by Hosoda will be apart of festival and will join a line-up of films from Andrea Arnold, Gaspar Noé, Mathieu Amalric and Oliver Stone. The inclusion of BELLE at Cannes Film Festival is an exciting addition and marks another step in showcasing the vast variety of films that are available in the world.

Synopsis:
Suzu is a 17-year-old high school student living in a rural village with her father. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. One day, she enters “U,” a virtual world of 5 billion members on the Internet. There, she is not Suzu anymore but Belle, a world-famous singer. She soon meets with a mysterious creature. Together, they embark on a journey of adventures, challenges and love, in their quest to become who they truly are.

Anime Limited will distribute BELLE within the UK at some point in the future with further details to be announced.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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