Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Playing at Pickford Film Center

121 minutes, France, In French and Italian w/ English subtitles, Drama, Romance
Rated R: (for some nudity and sexuality)

Official Site·Trailer

Special sneak preview screening on Wednesday, February 13

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse’s first moments of freedom. Héloïse’s portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love.

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