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Thursday, July 7 2011

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.


Wednesday, December 17 2008

The Last Mistress

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


Sunday, January 1 1995

Romance (1999)

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.


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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