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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

What's it about?

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.

Why do we love it?

A different take on the period piece that feels modern and fresh, Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a beautiful slow burn full of intrigue that recounts the memory of a love story.

Who's in it?

Noémie Merlant - Marianne

Adèle Haenel - Héloïse

Who made it?

Céline Sciamma - Director & Writer

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy Portrait of a Lady on Fire at JustWatch.


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