In Take 2 we've asked some of our favourite friends across our film and creative communities to pick a film that’s available to watch online (on free or paid services) and tell us in two minutes or less what they love about it.

In this edition Eva Otsing, Arts and Ideas Programmer at the Melbourne Fashion Festival shares her film recommendations here. See below for details about the films and which streaming services to watch these on.


Franca: Chaos and Creation

A documentary filmmaker chronicles the life and times of his mother, Franca Sozzani, the editor of Italian Vogue and a fashion-world provocateur.

2016 | 79 min | Italy, United States of America

Director: Francesco Carrozzini

Language: Italian, English, French with English subtitles

Rating: M

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

2019 | 122 min | France

Director: Céline Sciamma

Language: French with English subtitles

Rating: M