Portrait of a Lady on Fire Parent Guide
As if painting portraits wasn't complicated enough to start with.
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Rating & Content Info
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.
Page last updated March 6, 2020
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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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