Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

(Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)
(2019)

A romance blooms between a painter and her subject, a bride-to-be, in this historical romance from writer-director Céline Sciamma (Girlhood). Winner of the Queer Palm and Best Screenplay at Cannes (and nominated for the Palme d'Or).

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  • Sciamma’s splendid, multi-layered conceit manages to carry equal weight as a love story and a manifesto of sorts for feminine art. Full Review

  • One can hardly ignore the fact, as true then as it is now, that the world looks different when seen through a woman’s eyes. Full Review