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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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Release Date: February 14, 2020 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: June 23, 2020

2h 1m | Drama, Romance


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.

Director: Céline Sciamma
Studio: MK2 | Mile End
Producer(s): Bénédicte Couvreur
Cast: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino
Writer(s): Céline Sciamma
Official Site: portraitmovie.com


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