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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

July 19, 2020

Join for a screening of Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a French/Italian film with English subtitles.

In 18th century France, a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to create the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because Héloïse is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing her 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 a testament to their love.

Details

Date:
July 19, 2020
Event Category:
Website:
metrocinema.org

Venue

Metro Cinema at the Garneau
8712-109 St.
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2L5 Canada
Phone:
780-425-9212

Join for a screening of Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a French/Italian film with English subtitles.

In 18th century France, a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to create the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because Héloïse is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing her 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 a testament to their love.

Details

Date:
July 17, 2020
Event Category:
Website:
metrocinema.org

Venue

Metro Cinema at the Garneau
8712-109 St.
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2L5 Canada
Phone:
780-425-9212