Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Original title: Portrait de la jeune fille en feu • Dir. Céline Schiamma • France • 2019 • 15
2hr 2min (subtitles)

Portrait of a Lady on Fire won Best Screenplay and the first ever Best Queer award in Cannes 2019.  Céline Sciamma, is the writer/ director of this entrancing and visually stunning historical romance telling the story, set in Brittany in 1770, of the young daughter of a French countess who develops a mutual attraction to the female artist commissioned to paint her wedding portrait. ‘A perceptive, erotic exploration of power.’ Mark Kermode


Fishguard Film Society
September 9, 2021
7:30 pm