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Watch Now: Tessa Thompson in Web Series "Blue Belle"

Shadow and Act By Jasmin | Shadow and Act June 23, 2011 at 11:37AM

Starring Tessa Thompson (For Colored Girls) as its title character, Blue Belle is based on the true story of a woman living two lives – one as a high school teacher during the week in Santa Barbara, and the other working weekends in Las Vegas as a "lady of the night".
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Starring Tessa Thompson (For Colored Girls) as its title character, Blue Belle is based on the true story of a woman living two lives – one as a high school teacher during the week in Santa Barbara, and the other working weekends in Las Vegas as a "lady of the night".

Written and directed by Perry Lang, the series strives to convey "a woman’s struggle to bring two incomplete halves of a very complicated life together." Another central part of its storyline centers on Marcus (played by Calvin Pijlman), an obsessive and wheelchair-bound student who follows Blue to Las Vegas to confront her about her choices.

Blue Belle can be seen in 21 3-minute episodes at 3 Minute Pictures.

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