Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

Dir: Céline Sciamma
Cast: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami
122mins   2019   France   15   French    Subtitled    F-Rated

Part of Depot's 5th Anniversary Celebrations

Winner of the Depot audience vote for F-Rated film. Introduction from Bonnie Macrae, Depot's Events Manager, featuring Q&A with Holly Tarquini, founder of the F-Rated category

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.


Tue 14 June