France, 2019, 120 mins.
DIRECTOR: Céline Sciamma
WITH: Valeria Golino, Adèle Haenel, Noémie Merlant, Luàna Bajrami, Cécile Morel
Céline Sciamma tells the story of a female painter who, after being sent to an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the eighteenth century, is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. The painting must be done in secret. Intimacy and attraction grow between the two women but their freedom is short-lived. Sciamma's follow up to the wonderful Girlhood was well worth the wait.
"It's so good you'll want to watch again in slow-motion immediately afterwards just to see how she does it." - The Hollywood Reporter
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