Tag: costume dramas 2019

TIFF 2019: ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Is a French Bodice Ripper With a Queer Twist

Portrait of a Lady on Fire is an aptly titled film. Directed by Celine Sciamma, it’s a love story set in 18th century France. Heloise (Adele Haenel) is a young noble woman being courted by a Milanese suitor, a suitor…