France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse’s first moments of freedom. Héloïse's portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love.

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire  (15)

2h 2m

Director: Céline Sciamma  

UK Release:  In cinemas and on demand 28th February 2020
US Release: 6th December 2019

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire - Clip

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire - Clip