Portrait of a Lady on Fire — the art of female intimacy on screen

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) directed by Céline Sciamma
Noémie Merlant as Marriane and Adèle Haenel as Héloïse in Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Trailer for Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) directed by Céline Sciamma
Poster for Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

Female intimacy and the male gaze.

Blue Is The Warmest Colour (2013) directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
The Handmaiden (2016) directed by Park Chan-wok

“Once we were on the shoot, I realized that he really wanted us to give him everything,”

“Most people don’t even dare to ask the things that he did, and they’re more respectful — you get reassured during sex scenes, and they’re choreographed, which desexualizes the act.”

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