The drama is about 4 siblings living in the 1970s. Their family was poor but they hoped for a better life. Hyang Sook stole her brother's tuition money because her mother believed that she could succeed. It depicts the story of their lives and their search for a better life.
Runtime: 30 minutes
TV Novel: Belle - Belle and Sebastian (film) - Netflix
Belle and Sebastian (French: Belle et Sébastien) is a 2013 French adventure film directed by Nicolas Vanier. It was based on the novel Belle et Sébastien by Cécile Aubry. A sequel to the film, Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues, was released on 9 December 2015.
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In less than a week in Italy, “Belle and Sebastian” was awarded first place at the box office, grossing a total of €4.5 million. The facts narrated in the film are taken from the stories of French writer Cecil Aubry, who were then transported to the small screen as the TV series 60, in black and white. Later, in the 80s, “Belle and Sebastian” also became a long series of Japanese cartoons, including the film's director, Nicolas Vanier, was an avid fan. “As a child I was completely crazy in the TV series Belle and Sebastian, which is why, when I was offered this project, I was very intimidated! For me it was not a corny TV series, but a long series of episodes of one more beautiful 'other. Accept to make a film adaptation was a big challenge. When I was contacted by the production, suddenly everything I had tried watching Belle and Sébastien had awakened and felt compelled to make this film the best”. And it is this passion for the two protagonists come out of the mind of Cecil Aubry, who Vanier, welcomes the proposal of the manufacturers make a new version on the true story that has enthralled generations: one of the novelties in the movie, for example, is to have the story set during the Second World War, which, however, in the cartoon is completely out of historical context. In addition Vanier, has been able to perfectly recreate the visual field along the scenic tall mountains and vast (also the main protagonists of the film) and you are not limited to telling the original story, but it has enriched, taking cue to give life to his new staff and transposition, where the most interesting aspect, is due to the shots of the landscape that reveal the past of a documentary filmmaker. Félix Bossuet, the boy who plays the main role, was chosen from more than 2,400 children from the same director candidates because of a “lightning strike” as stated by Vanier.
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