PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE (15) + Q&A. 2 June 8:30pm Curzon Wimbledon

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PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE
Directed by Celine Sciamma. France, 2019. 119 mins (15)
In French with English subtitles

+ Q&A with film professor Ginette Vincendeau

NB film starts promptly at 8.30pm

An exquisite period drama exploring the relationship between artist and model in 18th century France, by a director known for her ability to capture female desire and emotion on screen. Young artist Marianne is commissioned to paint the engagement portrait of the aristocratic Héloïse without her knowledge. Introduced under pretext to the family's solitary island home, Marianne must observe her model by day and paint secretly at night. Cannes Best Screenplay winner + Palme d’Or nomination.

"A subtle and thrilling love story, at once unsentimental in its assessment of women’s circumstances and almost utopian in its celebration of the freedom that is nonetheless available to them." A.O. Scott, The New York Times

Starring
Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami

The Wimbledon Film Club is an independent, non-political, not-for-profit, registered charity, run by a committee of volunteers

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Doors open 8pm, film starts 8.30pm
Limited tickets available for sale (cash) on door

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