Skip to main content
  • Director

    Céline Sciamma

  • Starring

    Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

  • Run Time

    119 mins

  • Release Year

    2019

  • Country of Origin

    France

  • Certificate

    18

  • Language

    French

  • Subtitles

    Yes

  • Format

    Digital

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

Part of the French Film Festival Season

Body

A vivid portrait of the stolen romantic relationship between two young women played by Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel, who have a persuasive on-screen connection which gives this affair a life of its own... Set in Brittany in 1760, Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. But Héloïse is a reluctant bride-to-be and Marianne must paint her without her knowledge - she observes by day and paints her by night. As an intimate attraction grows between the two women, they share Héloïse’s first and last moments of freedom, all whilst Marianne secretly paints the portrait that will end it all. One of the hits at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Portrait of a Lady on Fire received a Queer Palm, as well as the award for best screenplay.



Book your tickets
Basket

Loyalty Points: 56

Hide Basket
Sub Total
£0.00
Your Basket is empty.

Have a look at what's on to book a screening or event.

Watch List



has been added to your Watch List

View Watch List

Still adding?

If you don’t want to view your Watch list right now, you can access your list anytime from your profile.

Please sign in to use Watch List feature

Sign In

Or…

Register