Portrait of a lady on fire Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
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 a testament to, their love.
Criterion collection ; 1034
Criterion collection ; 1034.
Lesbians -- Drama.
Women artists -- France -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Haenel, Adèle, actor.
Lilies Films, presenter.
Merlant, Noémie, 1988- actor.
Neon (Firm), presenter.
Sciamma, Céline, 1980- film director, screenwriter.