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Portrait of a lady on fire  Cover Image DVD DVD

Portrait of a lady on fire / Neon and Lilies Films present ; in association with Arte France Cinéma and Hold-Up Films ; with the participation of CNC ; with the support of La Région Île-de-France ; with the participation of Canal + Ciné + Arte France ; in association with Pyramide, MK2 Films, Cinécap 2 ; producer, Bénédicte Couvreur ; written and directed by Céline Sciamma.

Sciamma, Céline, 1980- (director,, screenwriter.). Mathon, Claire, (cinematographer.). Lacheray, Julien, (film editor.). Guiraud, Dorothée, (costume designer.). Grézaud, Thoma, (production desginer.). Merlant, Noémie, 1988- (actor.). Haenel, Adèle, (actor.). Bittencourt, Ela, 1975- (essayist.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.). Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel. (Cast).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781681437330
  • ISBN: 1681437333
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (folded : color illustrations ; 18 cm).
  • Edition: Director-approved DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: new conversation between director Céline Sciamma and film critic Dana Stevens ; new interviews with actors Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant ; interview with cinematographer Claire Mathon from the 2019 Cannes Film Festival ; interview from 2019 with artist Hélène Delmaire on creating the paintings for the film, along with behind-the-scenes footage ; an essay by film critic Ela Bittencourt.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Claire Mathon ; editor, Julien Lacheray ; costume designer, Dorothée Guiraud ; set designer, Thomas Grézaud.
Participant or Performer Note:
Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel.
Summary, etc.:
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 first moments of freedom. Héloïse portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and a testament to their love.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for some nudity and sexuality.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (wide screen 1.85:1), 5.1 surround, region 1.
Language Note:
French dialogue; English subtitles.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Arranged marriage > Drama.
Lesbians > Drama.
Women artists > France > Drama.
Gay artists > France > Drama.
France > 18th century > Drama.
Gay artists.
Lesbians.
Women artists.
France.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Romance fiction.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Romance films.

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