Portrait of a Lady on Fire (subtitled)

Run time does not include previews1 hr 59 min | Drama Romance | Rfor some nudity and sexuality
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (subtitled)

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  • Rating

    R - for some nudity and sexuality
  • Genre

    Drama, Romance
  • Director

    Céline Sciamma
  • Starring

    Valeria Golino, Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant
  • Distributor

    Neon

Synopsis

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse's first moments of freedom. Héloïse's portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love.
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Synopsis

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse's first moments of freedom. Héloïse's portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love.