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Catherine Breillat

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Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, France
Catherine Breillat is a Paris based filmmaker and writer who became famous for her distinctively personal films on sexuality, gender trouble and sibling rivalry. Accused of being a "porno auteuriste", Breillat allowed for an unbiased view of sexuality and extended the language of mainstream movies. She is also a best-selling novelist and wrote her first novel, L'Homme Facile, at the age of 17. Breillat acted in Bernardo Bertolucci's Ultimo tango a Parigi (1972) and wrote the screenplay for Maurice Pialat's movie Police (1985) . Read more...

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