Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Score: 4.67 / 10
Released: February 14, 2020
Director: Céline Sciamma
Producer: Bénédicte Couvreur
Studio: MK2 | Mile End
Cast: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino
Genre: Drama
Length: 121 minutes
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire Overview

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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