Overall Rank: 239
Average Rating: 3.4/4
# of Ratings: 16
Theatrical Release Date: 12/06/2019
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 06/23/2020
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Céline Sciamma
Actors: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino, Christel Baras, Armande Boulanger
Plot: In 18th century Brittany, a young, female French painter, Marianne is tasked with painting a portrait of Héloïse before her upcoming forced marriage. As Héloïse has resisted all previous attempts to paint her before, Marianne must befriend her by day - and paint her from memory by night. But it doesn't take long before the two draw ever closer to one another. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 02/06/2020
Every single frame is a work of art and the romance that develops between the artist and her muse is mostly devoid of eroticism, which is a major difference between this film and others that follow a similar narrative path. "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" smartly compares and contrasts femininity in the 1700s with modern feminist values.
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