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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Opens on February 16

Director: Céline Sciamma Run Time: 120 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2019 Language: French

Starring: Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Noémie Merlant, Valeria Golino

This gorgeous and poignant love story follows the clandestine romance between a portrait painter (Merlant) and the young noble woman who is to be her subject (Haenel). Set in the eighteenth century on a lonely island in Brittany, PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE follows the two as their love blossoms despite the impossibility of their remaining together after the portrait is complete.

“One of the most gorgeous films you will ever see in your life… devastatingly romantic and sad and sexy and beautiful.” – Christy Lemire, Breakfast All Day

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