Next on 12:30pm Friday 28th February
Directed byCéline Sciamma
Cast membersNoémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami
Running time142 minutes
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (15)
In 18th century France a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse without her knowing. Therefore, Marianne must observe her model by day to paint her portrait at night. Day by day, the two women become closer as they share Héloïse’s last moments of freedom before the impending wedding.
★★★★★ A superbly elegant, enigmatic drama. The Guardian
★★★★★ Razor sharp and shatteringly romantic Indiewire
★★★★★ A work of art whose flame will continue to smolder in your mind and heart well after you have left the theatre. Observer
★★★★★ from The Atlantic, RogerEbert.com, Slate, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, Time Out, The Hollywood Reporter,
Please Note Film is in French language with English subtitles.
BBFC Insight: sexualised nudity
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