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FILM: Portrait of a Lady on Fire (15)

Fri, 28th May, 2021 @ 19:00pm - 21:00pm

£4 – £6

for Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Our fourth film from the Bishop’s Castle Film Society list:

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.

★★★★★”Mesmerised by the female gaze” The Guardian Full review

★★★★★”There are theme-park rides; there is cinema; there are sacred love poems to take with you for the rest of your life. Thank you for giving us the last one, Céline Sciamma.” Full review  Sophie Monks Kaufman
” The most enthralling movie of the year…In a film told with sweeping visual scope, Sciamma plunges the viewer into a story and setting of the deepest intimacy.” David Sims the Atlantic
8.1 IMDB
In French with English subtitles

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Fri, 28th May, 2021
19:00pm - 21:00pm
£4 – £6
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SpArC Theatre
01588 630321 / 638038


Liz Still