Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) lesbian film

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, also known as Portrait de la jeune fille en feu, is a 2019 French drama film directed by Céline Sciamma. Brittany, France, 1760. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young lady who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day and secretly paints her at night. Intimacy and attraction grow between the two women as they share Héloïse’s first and last moments of freedom, all whilst Marianne paints the portrait that will end it all. Héloïse and Marianne are portrayed by Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant. The film will be released in cinema on September 18, 2019 in France.

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