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Uniform Title Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (Motion picture)
Title Portrait de la jeune fille en feu [videorecording] / Neon presents ; Lilies Films présente ; en coproduction avec Arte France cinéma et Hold-Up Films & Productions ; avec la participation du Centre national de la cinéma et de l'image animée, et le soutien de La Région Île-de-France ; avec le participation de Canal+, Ciné+, Arte France ; en association avec Pyramide, MK2 Films et Cinécap 2 ; un film écrit et réalisé par Céline Sciamma ; produit par Bénédicte Couvreur.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD  New Shelf  F POR    DUE 12-03-21
 GDL Montrose Library DVD  New Shelf  F POR    Available
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition Director-approved DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (folded : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
stamping rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
surround rdacpc
Dolby 5.1
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection : 1034
Criterion collection ; 1034.
System Details DVD, region 1, 16:9 widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Note Title and credits from screen.
Cast Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino.
Credits Cinematography, Claire Mathon ; editor, Julien Lacheray ; costume designer, Dorothée Guiraud ; set designer, Thomas Grézaud.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some nudity and sexuality.
Summary France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse's first moments of freedom. Héloïse's portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and a testament to their love.
Note Special features: new conversation between director Céline Sciamma and film critic Dana Stevens ; new interviews with actors Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant ; interview with cinematographer Claire Mathon from the 2019 Cannes Film Festival ; interview from 2019 with artist Hélène Delmaire on creating the paintings for the film, along with behind-the-scenes footage ; an essay by film critic Ela Bittencourt.
Subject Arranged marriage -- Drama.
Lesbians -- Drama.
Women artists -- France -- Drama.
Gay artists -- France -- Drama.
Lesbian artists -- France -- Drama.
France -- History -- 18th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, French.
Historical films.
Romance films.
Lesbian films.
Added Author Sciamma, Céline, 1980- film director, screenwriter.
Couvreur, Bénédicte, film producer.
Mathon, Claire, director of photography.
Lacheray, Julien, editor of moving image work.
Guiraud, Dorothée, costume designer.
Grézaud, Thoma, production desginer.
Merlant, Noémie, 1988- actor.
Haenel, Adèle, actor.
Bajrami, Luàna, 2001- actor.
Golino, Valeria, actor.
Bittencourt, Ela, 1975- writer of supplementary textual content.
Neon (Firm), production company.
Arte France cinéma (Firm), production company.
Hold up Films, production company.
Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (France), production company.
Île-de-France (France), production company.
Canal+ Group (Firm), production company.
Ciné+ (France), production company.
ARTE France, production company.
Pyramide (Firm), production company.
MK2 Productions, production company.
Cinécap 2 (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note English title from subtitles, container and disc label: Portrait of a lady on fire
ISBN 9781681437330
Standard No. 715515247610
Music No. CC3161D The Criterion Collection

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