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Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (2019)

English · Blu-ray

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Passion brews quietly between an artist and her subject, until they together create a space in which it can briefly flourish, in this sumptuous eighteenth-century romance from Celine Sciamma, one of contemporary French cinema's most acclaimed auteurs. Summoned to an isolated seaside estate on a secret assignment, Marianne (Noemie Merlant) must find a way to paint a wedding portrait of Heloise (Adele Haenel), who is resisting chattel marriage, by furtively observing her. What unfolds in exquisite tension is an exchange of sustained gazes in which the two women come to know each other's gestures, expressions, and bodies with rapturous intimacy, ultimately forging a subversive creative collaboration as well as a delirious romance. Charged with a yearning that almost transcends time and space, Portrait of a Lady on Fire mines the emotional and artistic possibilities that emerge when women can freely live together and look at one another in a world without men.

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Director Céline Sciamma
Actor Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant
Label CURZON ARTIFICIAL EYE
 
Genre Drama
History
Content Blu-ray
Age rating from age 15
Publication date 08.06.2020
Audio French (Dolby Digital)
Subtitles English
Length 121 Minutes
Screen 16/9
Year of production 2019
Original title Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (French)
Version UK Version
Region code B
 

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