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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (original title)
On an isolated island in Bretagne 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
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Cast

Credited cast:
Noémie Merlant ... Marianne
Adèle Haenel ... Héloïse
Luàna Bajrami ... Sophie
Valeria Golino ... La Comtesse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Armande Boulanger Armande Boulanger ... L'Élève
Michèle Clément ... Peasant
Cécile Morel Cécile Morel ... Woman near fire
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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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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

18 September 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Portrait of a Lady on Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Bretagne, France See more »

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1.85 : 1
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