PORTRAIT DE LA JEUNE FILLE EN FEU

France

Synopsis

Brittany, 1770: Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman 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, to paint her secretly.

Director's Biography

Céline Sciamma is a French screenwriter and director. PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE is her fourth feature film.
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Céline Sciamma

Written by: Céline Sciamma

Produced by: Bénédicte Couvreur

Cinematography: Claire Mathon

Editing: Julien Lacheray

Production Design: Thomas Grezaud

Costume Design: Dorothée Guiraud

Original Score: Jean-Baptiste de Laubier, Arthur Simonini

Sound: Daniel Sobrino, Julien Sicart, Valérie Deloof

Main Cast: Noémie Merlant (Marianne), Adèle Haenel (Héloïse), Luana Bajrami (Sophie), Valeria Golino (The Countess)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Screenwriter 2019
  • European Director 2019
  • European Actress 2019
  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2019