France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, receives a commission that consists of making the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent and who has serious doubts about her next marriage. Marianne has to portray her without her knowledge, so she dedicates herself to investigating her daily.
Céline Sciamma (1980) is a scriptwriter and director of French cinema. The film with which he debuted, "Naissance des pieuvres", was selected in the Un certain regard section, at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. The film won three nominations for the 2008 César Awards. Sciamma directed his first short, "Pauline ”, In 2009.“ Tomboy ”, from 2011, was awarded in the Panorama section of the 61st edition of the Berlin International Film Festival. In 2014, his film “Girlhood” was selected at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at the Cannes Film Festival. Sciamma declared that it would be his last film on the passage to maturity and, together with "Naissance des pieuvres" and "Tomboy", considers them a trilogy. "Portrait of a woman on fire" is already considered as one of the best films of the year.
“Retrato de una mujer en llamas” (2019) / “Girlhood” (2014) / “Tomboy” (2011) / “Pauline” (2009) / “Naissance des pieuvres” (2007)