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“Belle” and the Beautiful Metaverse We May Never Reach


The film Belle follows a shy, high school girl named Suzu. For years, Suzu has struggled with the absence of her mother who died trying to save someone from drowning. Suzu and her mother would enjoy life and create music together, but without her, Suzu has lost her will to sing.




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Joshua Adams

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Joshua Adams is a journalist from Chicago. UVA & USC. Taught media and communication at DePaul & Salem State. Twitter: @ProfJoshuaA

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