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

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) directed by Céline Sciamma

There is something about female intimacy on-screen that is different when it’s directed by a woman. It’s poetic. It’s mesmerizing. It’s something that needs to be done more often on screen. Portrait of a Lady on Fire doesn’t fetishize women. Directed Céline Sciamma, this movie solely focuses on the romance between the two female characters, a painter and her subject. It doesn’t…

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