Portrait of a Lady on Fire parents guide

Portrait of a Lady on Fire Parent Guide

As if painting portraits wasn't complicated enough to start with.

Release date February 14, 2020

Marianne, a young painter, has been commissioned to do a portrait of a young woman, Heloise, in Brittany who does not wish to be painted. Attempting to memorize Heloise's features on long walks and outings so she can paint her later, Marianne begins to understand more and more this mysterious young woman.

Why is Portrait of a Lady on Fire rated R? The MPA rated Portrait of a Lady on Fire R for some nudity and sexuality.

Run Time: 121 minutes

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Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Portrait of a Lady on Fire rated R? Portrait of a Lady on Fire is rated R by the MPAA for some nudity and sexuality.

We are not providing a complete review for this film. Advance research into the film’s content has led us to the conclusion that it is not suitable for family viewing and that its R-rating is fully deserved.
Violence:   The bottom of a woman’s dress catches on fire in one scene. There are non-explicit mentions of suicide. A woman is alarmed when she thinks another women is going to run off a cliff. A woman defaces a painting.
Sexual Content:   A woman has an abortion in one scene; it is not explicit but she is shown crying. There are multiple scenes of breast and genital nudity, in sexual and non-sexual contexts. A woman’s breasts are visible in a post-coital scene with another woman. Two women kiss. In a suggestive image, one woman’s naked pubic region is covered with a mirror in which the other woman gazes at herself. There is public nudity in a non-sexual context.
Profanity: Infrequent mild language.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A main character frequently smokes a pipe. There is some casual drinking. Two characters rub hallucinogenic drugs in each other’s armpits prior to having sex.

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Cast and Crew

Portrait of a Lady on Fire is directed by Céline Sciamma and stars Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, and Luàna Bajrami.

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