Portrait of a Lady on Fire

2019| 15| 120 mins| / /

Directed by: Céline Sciamma
Starring: Noémie Merland, Adéle Haenel

Céline Sciamma‘s (Girlhood) latest won the Queer Palm and Best Screenplay at Cannes 2019 with Portrait of a Lady on Fire. This elegant and enigmatic drama tells the story of a female painter (Noémie Merlant) who must secretly paint a wedding portrait of a young woman (Adéle Haenel) in 18th century Brittany, where the two form a deep-seeded love that threatens to tear apart the fabric of both of their realities.

 

★★★★★ “A NEW MASTERY OF CLASSICAL STYLE” – The Guardian

★★★★★ “RADIANTLY SENSUAL” – Time