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Cinematheque

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire is primarily a romance.

But it’s also a film about the deeply personal process of creativity—the pain and joy of making one’s emotions and memories into a work of art.

The film is set in France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day, to paint her secretly.

French Film with subtitles.

Entry is from 7pm, film commencing at 7.30pm

  • Dates
    02 September 2021 – 02 September 2021
    7:00 pm
  • Tickets

    Adults £7.50

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