EXPAT CINEMA: PORTRAIT DE LA JEUNE FILLE EN FEU
We continue with our series of Expat Cinema – where we offer the best foreign movies with English subtitles.
Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style and flashes of Hitchcock.
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.