• Director

    Céline Sciamma

  • With

    Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Valeria Golino, Luàna Bajrami

  • France 2019. 119min

  • Digital

  • Certificate


  • English subtitles

In 18th-century France, artist Marianne (Merlant) is commissioned to paint the portrait of Lady Héloïse (Haenel) so it can be sent to a suitor. However, her subject neither wants to be married nor painted, so Marianne is tasked with stealthily capturing Héloïse’s likeness while pretending to be her walking companion. Sciamma’s masterly film is a beautifully observed romance that burns with passion and defiance.

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