The Lady in the Portrait

Le Portrait Interdit

NY Premiere

Tuesday, April 4
4pm & 7:30pm
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Dir. Charles de Meaux, 2017, China, France, 100 min, DCP, color
With Fan Bingbing, Melvil Poupaud, Jin Shi-Jye, Yue Wu, Feifei Yao, Thibault de Montalembert, Féodor Atkine
In Chinese and French with English subtitles

In an 18th-century imperial court, Empress Ulanara (Fan Bingbing) employs Jesuit priest and artist Jean-Denis Attiret (Melvil Poupaud) to paint a portrait of her to awaken her husband’s interest.