The story of soul mates and forbidden love | Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Marianne stands in front of her painting of Orpheus turns around towards Eurides
Love tale between two women
A love tale that seems from the outset governed by loss
Their choice together was that of the poet, not the lover, to keep their love as a flaming male under their skin forever.
𝑾𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒏 𝑾𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒏 𝑩𝒚 𝑾𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒏
“𝑷𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒊𝒕 𝒐𝒇 𝒂 𝑳𝒂𝒅𝒚 𝒐𝒏 𝑭𝒊𝒓𝒆”
Touching, hypnotic, delicate and romantic, “Portrait de la jeune fille en feu” is one of those films that cling to my being, that leave a mark impossible to erase.
is a love story, set on a remote coast, in the 18th century.
film hailed as a “𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒇𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒐 𝒂𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒆𝒎𝒂𝒍𝒆 𝒈𝒂𝒛𝒆,” intricately explores the erotic connection between women finding creative fulfillment in each other.
Boldly challenging the male perspective, it subverts in favor of feminine ways of looking. The most attractive thing about the film is, the unusually expressive use of costumes without glamorizing its stars: each protagonist appears in a single, simple dress for the majority of the film.
The intellectual erotism of power and passion in which observed becomes observer, authored becomes author, returning time and again to a central question: “𝑰𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒌 𝒂𝒕 𝒎𝒆, 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒅𝒐 𝑰 𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒌 𝒂𝒕?
” “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a spiritual triumph to idea of twin soul .
Furthermore, there are many great acting moments in this film, but you should especially savor the final shot, the long close-up of Haenel .
From the a Lady on Fire comes yet another tender, touching & heartfelt drama fantasy that may not have the same intense, intoxicating passion brewing under the surface but it sure exhibits a similar intimacy in its approach.
a delicately crafted story that looks at love, loss, grief & innocence through the eyes of an 18-year old girl.
the film follows a young girl coping with the near of her artist by bonding with her
the girl address the necessary themes by merging harsh realism with fantastical escape, thus preserving the innocence & purity of youth, while narrating her tale with sensitivity.
Marianne was quick to leave the house, which saw her love tale with Elweese, and just before she came out, Elweese asked her to turn to her in her bridesmaid’s clothes in a clear simulation of legend.