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Catherine Breillat

Catherine Breillat

Catherine Breillat (born July 13, 1948) is a filmmaker and director based in Paris. She is known not only for her documentary filmwork focusing on sexuality, gender trouble and sibling rivalry, but also for her best-selling novels.

Catherine Breillat is also a professor of auteur cinema at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland where she conducts a summer workshop.

Ms. Breillat is somewhat controversial for her explicit depiction of sexuality. In 1999 she cast the pornstar Rocco Siffredi in Romance.


  • Virgin (36 Fillette)
  • Perfect Love
  • Romance
  • Fat Girl
  • Sex is Comedy
  • A Real Young Girl
  • Anatomy of Hell

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Catherine Breillat Facts

BirthdayJuly 13, 1948 (75)

Selected Filmography

The Last Mistress
Sex Is Comedy
The Sleeping Beauty
Fat Girl
Anatomy of Hell
Dirty Like an Angel
Ilk Sevisme
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