Articles tagged catherine breillat

The Sleeping Beauty (La belle endormie)

The Sleeping Beauty's restlessness -- at age six and at 16 -- can never be assuaged by the world made and monitored by boys.

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17 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

The Last Mistress

French director Catherine Breillat has always been walking a line, often associated with words like 'controversy' and 'censorship'.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

It might be expected that the new film by French feminist director Catherine (36 Fillette) Breillat, Romance, is generating more discussion about its shots of pricks and nipples than its narrative or themes or performances. This is a little ironic, because the movie really isn't about erotic arousal or exploitation. In fact, it is, as its title suggests, about romance. Or more precisely, it's about the expectations, disappointments, and power dynamics that shape and destroy romance.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Fat Girl (2001)

The sex in 'Fat Girl' is an all-consuming, character-defining process of sorting through emotions and attitudes that convincingly perplexes these girls.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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