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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (original title)
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Releases December 6, 2019
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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Céline Sciamma

Writer:

Céline Sciamma (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Noémie Merlant ... Marianne
Adèle Haenel ... Héloïse
Luàna Bajrami ... Sophie
Valeria Golino ... La Comtesse
Christel Baras Christel Baras ... La faiseuse d'anges
Armande Boulanger ... L'élève atelier
Guy Delamarche Guy Delamarche ... L'homme salon
Clément Bouyssou Clément Bouyssou ... Le batelier
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Storyline

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.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Rated R for some nudity and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Italian

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Portrait of a Lady on Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Bretagne, France See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,812,587
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Héloïse was written with Adèle Haenel in mind. See more »

Quotes

Héloïse: I've dreamt of that for years.
Marianne: Dying?
Héloïse: Running.
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Soundtracks

Concerto No. 2 for violin in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, L'Estate
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
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A truly magnificent movie!
18 October 2019 | by jadeelstSee all my reviews

This film is amazing! I went to watch it yesterday with my parents and we all loved it! It's beautifully shot and just so pretty to look at. The actresses are amazing at their job and portray the love story really well. The music there is is also fantastic. This movie made me quite emotional as well. I highly recommend it!


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