Hirschfield International Film Series: Portrait of a Lady on Fire
–Dana Auditorium (Sunderland Language Center)
356 College Street
Middlebury, VT 05753 View in Campus Map
Open to the Public
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. Cannes Film Festival Winner: Best Screenplay, Queer Palm. In French with English subtitles. (1h 59min). Free.
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