M S Krishna Prateek’s review published on Letterboxd:
Happy Star Wars Day, May the 4th Be With You and bless yourselves with the below piece of trivia on Portrait of a Lady on Fire:
Haenel, who starred in Sciamma’s debut "Water Lilies", was particularly adamant about throwing off the usual trappings of the period movie. For one scene in which Héloïse wears a cape, Haenel imagined herself a "Star Wars" character.
“Nobody sees it, but you believe you are. This might make the movie sparkle,” says Haenel.