In 18th century France a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse without her knowing. Therefore, Marianne must observe her model by day to paint her portrait at night. Day by day, the two women become closer as they share Héloïse's last moments of freedom before the impending wedding.
1 h 59 min
Dr Death takes the form of a young woman in Miele, an impressively mature directing debut from Italian actress Valeria Golino, who crafts an often engrossing character study around an assisted suicide activist. Golino’s cool, glancing direction remains carefully neutral in the euthanasia debate and should capture audiences on both sides of the controversy. Irene (Trinca), whose code name is Miele (‘Honey’) works for her ex-lover, a hospital physician who gives her the contacts of patients wanting to accelerate their end.
1 h 40 min