Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (Portrait of a Lady on Fire)

 French with English subtitles

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 by 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.

Céline Sciamma (Water Lilies, Cannes 2007 Un Certain Regard; Tomboy, Berlin 2011 Jury Prize; Girlhood, Cannes 2014 Directors’ Fortnight Opening Film; My Life as a Zucchini, Cannes 2016 Directors’ Fortnight, Cesar Award for Best Screenplay) reunites with Award-winning actress Adèle Haenel for an intimate and deeply moving period drama.

Sur une île isolée de Bretagne à la fin du XVIIIe siècle, une femme peintre est obligée de peindre un portrait de mariage d’une jeune femme.

Preceded by:

Au Village (14 minutes)
Dir. Brennan Martin

A French tourist receives a lesson on “doing your part” while visiting the gay village in Toronto.

Un touriste français reçoit une leçon pour «faire sa part» lors de la visite du village de Toronto.

French with English subtitles.

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Ciné Fierté is a collaborative project between Inside Out, Cinéfranco and FrancoQueer to provide French language films of LGBTQ content, online, from January to April, 2021.

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