Tag: catherinebreillat

New York Film Fest 2013 Review: ABUSE OF WEAKNESS Turns The True Story Of A Conman's Swindle Into Fascinating But Frustratingly Opaque Art

In 2004, French director Catherine Breillat, famous for making very personal and sexually provocative films such as 36 Fillette (1988), Romance (1999), and Fat Girl (2001), suffered a debilitating stroke caused by a cerebral hemorrhage. This stroke partially paralyzed her...

FAT GIRL on BLURAY from THE CRITERION COLLECTION

Anais (Anais Reboux) is 12 years old and fat and cynical beyond her years. Her 15 year old and outwardly pretty sister, Elena (Roxane Mesquida), is full of empty headed notions about sex and love. Their life together is complex...