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

Country: France/Italy
Language: French/Italian with subtitles
Director: Céline Sciamma
Runtime: 121 minutes
Rating: 14A
Saturday February 22 @ 3:30pm
Saturday February 29 @ 4:00pm

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Shuswap International Film Festival 2020 Audience Choice

In 18th century France, a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse without her knowing. Therefore, Marianne must observe her model by day to paint her portrait at night. Day by day, the two women become closer as they share Héloïse’s last moments of freedom before the impending wedding. Winner–Palme d’or, 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Nominee–Best Foreign Language Film, 2020 Golden Globe Awards.

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