Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) won the Best Cinematography Award at the 2019 New York Film Critics Circle on December 4. The NYFCC is often a harbinger of more awards to come. It already was nominated for the Palme d’Or and won best screenplay at Cannes.
Directed by Céline Sciamma with stunning cinematography by Claire Mathon AFC, it is “a superbly elegant, enigmatic drama” (The Guardian) — an 18th century story of a young woman facing marriage and an artist commissioned to paint her portrait.
It is also a portrait in Large Format cinematography: RED MONSTRO 8K VV, LEITZ THALIA primes, Preston Light Ranger 2 and more. More on all these things and an interview with Claire Mathon in the next edition of FDTimes.