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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) | CANCELED

When:
April 18, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
2020-04-18T16:30:00-04:00
2020-04-18T16:45:00-04:00
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) | CANCELED

This film is canceled. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all films are canceled until further notice. The museum is actively reviewing our public programming schedule in line with state and local guidance. Learn more about the Wadsworth response to COVID-19.

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, Marianne, a female artist, is commissioned to paint a wedding portrait of Héloïse without the subject’s knowledge. Marianne must observe her model by day to paint the portrait at night. Day by day, the two women become closer as they share Héloïse’s last moments of freedom before the impending wedding.

2019. France. 121 min. Rated R. Subtitles. Directed by Céline Sciamma. Starring Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel.

$10; $9 seniors and students w/ ID; $8 members; free for Film Stars. 

French Film Weekend is presented in collaboration with the Alliance Française de Hartford.

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