Suzu is a shy high school student living in the countryside. When she enters „U“, a vast virtual world, she transforms into Belle, a beautiful and globally popular singer.

Japan 2021
  • Czech
122 min.

Suzu is a shy, everyday high school student living in a rural village. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. But when she enters „U“, a massive virtual world, she escapes into her online persona as Belle, a gorgeous and globally-beloved singer. One day, her concert is interrupted by a monstrous creature chased by vigilantes. As their hunt escalates, Suzu embarks on an emotional and epic quest to uncover the identity of this mysterious „beast“ and to discover her true self in a world where you can be anyone.

Directed by: Mamoru Hosoda
Screenplay: Mamoru Hosoda
Camera: Manabu Kadouno, Jumi Lee, Tetsu Machida
Music: Yûta Bandoh, Ludvig Forssell, Miho Hazama, Taisei Iwasaki
Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama
Design: Anri Jôjô, Eric Wong
Production: Genki Kawamura, Yûichirô Saitô, Nozomu Takahashi
Actors: Takeru Sató, Kaho Nakamura, Ikura, Šóta Sometani, Rjó Narita, Tina Tamaširo