Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu), director Céline Sciamma’s beautiful and haunting film came to the 2019 London Film Festival this evening. The film stars Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino, Christel Baras, Armande Boulanger, Guy Delamarche, Clément Bouyssou.
Colin Hart and Scott Davis were there to meet the cast and crew, and these are the interviews from red carpet.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire LFF Premiere Interviews
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.