Filmclub Brixen: Portrait de la jeune fille en feu (in german language)
FR 2019, 120 min. Directed by: Celine Sciamma with: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Valeria Golino, Luàna Bajrami, Christel Baras, Armande Boulanger, Guy Delamarche, Clément Bouyssou, Cécile Morel In 1770, the Parisian painter Marianne took an unusual assignment to a deserted Breton island: she was supposed to secretly make a painting of the young nobleman Héloïse, because Héloïse refused to sit as a model to protest the marriage arranged by her mother. Marianne observes Héloïse during her walks along the coast and paints her portrait in the evening from memory. But in the course of time, a close relationship develops between the two women, they discover their emotional relationships and their mutual physical attraction. PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN IN FLAME is not only a delightfully tender love story, but also a powerful statement about female desire, the female gaze and the situation of women over the centuries. Tickets from 7.30 p.m. at the cash desk.