|Birth Date||:||13 July 1948|
|Birth Place||:||Bressuire, France|
Catherine Breillat is a French filmmaker, novelist and professor of auteur cinema at the European Graduate School. In the film business for over 40 years, Catherine Breillat chooses to normalize previously taboo subjects in cinema.
30/30 Vision: 3 Decades of Strand Releasing [21 November 2019]
36 Fillette [23 March 1988 (France)]
A 14-year-old (Delphine Zentout) pursues romance with a man (Étienne Chicot) while vacationing with her family in Switzerland.
A Housekeeper [11 July 2003 (USA)]
French director Claude Berri's romantic drama about newly single 50-something Jacques, who hires a housekeeper and is not sure how to handle his conflicting emotions and her affection for him.
À propos de Nice, la suite [13 September 1995]
A Real Young Girl [28 April 1999 (France)]
A precocious 1960s teen (Charlotte Alexandra) explores her sexuality while lusting after a sawmill worker (Hiram Keller).
A szex komédia [Catherine Breillat]
Abuse of Weakness [12 February 2014 (France)]
Maud, a talented filmmaker, is bedridden after she suffers a stroke. When she comes across a man who swindles celebrities, she decides to meet him for her next film.
Adventure of Catherine C. 
After a painful breakup, a beautiful actress moves in with a female admirer.
Ágyról ágyra [Catherine Breillat]
And the Ship Sails On [7 October 1983 (Italy)]
Taking on a horde of refugees upsets a luxury liner's trip to bury a famous opera singer.
Aux Niçois qui mal y pensent [13 September 1995 (France)]
Bad Love [Catherine Breillat]
Beware of My Love [2 September 1998]
A Frenchwoman (Nathalie Baye) is a willing participant in an affair with an unhinged man (Daniel Duval) who assaults her physically and psychologically.
Bilitis [16 March 1977 (France)]
An ingenue (Patti D'Arbanville) dreams of first love during summer vacation in 1930s France.
Bluebeard [18 August 1972 (New York)]
Baron Von Sepper strictly forbids his wife Anne to open the door of a room in their castle. The young woman accepts until curiosity leads her to disobey.
Brief Crossing [7 November 2001 (France)]
A young Frenchman with aspirations of becoming a plastic surgeon and an older, recently divorced English woman spend one night together on a ship.
Catherine & Co. [29 October 1975 (France)]
An Englishwoman (Jane Birkin) goes to Paris, incorporates her favors and sells time shares to steady customers.
Couples et amants [14 September 1993]
Dirty Like an Angel [19 June 1991]
Having slipped past middle age, French police inspector Georges (Claude Brasseur) is unhappy and unfulfilled, getting his physical affection from prostitutes. Georges becomes attracted to Barbara (Lio), the beautiful wife of his young partner, Didier (Nils Tavernier), who regularly cheats on her. Although conflicted, Barbara is drawn to Georges, and they begin a torrid affair. Ignoring his failing health, Georges wrestles with the deeper feelings lingering below the physical encounters.… MORE
Dracula and Son [15 September 1976]
Banished from Transylvania by the Communists, the infamous count and his inept son carve new lives in Western Europe.
Fat Girl [7 March 2001 (France)]
Anaïs is twelve and bears the weight of the world on her shoulders. She watches her older sister, Elena, whom she both loves and hates. Elena is fifteen and devilishly beautiful. Neither more futile, nor more stupid than her younger sister, she cannot understand that she is merely an object of desire. And, as such, she can only be taken. Or had. Indeed, this is the subject: a girl's loss of virginity. And, that summer, it opens a door to tragedy.… MORE
Great Directors [2 July 2010]
Filmmaker Angela Ismailos has conversations with 10 of the world's most renowned directors, soliciting their point of view about the creative process and the context of their work in the contemporary world. Among those interviewed are Bernardo Bertolucci, Agnes Varda, Ken Loach, David Lynch and Todd Haynes, who trace the origins of their art to the influence of their predecessors -- Lynch credits Fellini, and, for Haynes' outsider cinema, the work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder plays a role.… MORE
Images de femmes ou Le corset social [Catherine Breillat]
La nuit de l'océan [3 June 1992]
La Thune 
A young man in a French suburb decides to pursue a business career out of love for a young woman.
Last Tango in Paris [15 December 1972 (Rome)]
Paul, who is mourning the death of his wife, meets a young Parisian woman, Jeanne, and get into a clandestine relationship. He puts his life in danger when he shares his personal details with her.
Milan noir 
Milan noir is a 1987 French thriller film directed by Ronald Chammah and starring Isabelle Huppert.
Filmmaker Virginie Despentes documents the evolution of the pro-porn movement through interviews with the people behind the scenes.
Nächtliche Ruhestörung [Claude Weisz]
Nocturnal Uproar [26 September 1979 (France)]
A woman (Dominique Laffin), who prides herself on the number of men she has slept with, falls for a man but is unable to seduce him.
Perfect Love [20 January 2020 (Austria)]
A teenage girl helps investigators reconstruct her mother's (Isabelle Renauld) murder.
Police [8 September 2001 (South Korea)]
Artifacts begin to disappear after a mummy's spirit possesses a woman (Sophie Marceau) in the Paris museum.
Posluhovačka [Laurent Perrin]
Prawdziwa dziewczyna [Jean-François FERRILLON]
Salò: Fade to Black [Catherine Breillat]
Schmutzige Engel [Claude Berri]
Sex Is Comedy [5 June 2002 (France)]
A director (Anne Parillaud) attempts to shoot a sensitive love scene involving two actors (Grégoire Colin, Roxane Mesquida) who hate each other.
The Eyes, the Mouth [10 September 1982 (Italy)]
A man returns to his family after his brother's death by suicide. While trying to make his mother believe that it was an accident, he meets the deceased's girlfriend, and becomes her lover.
The Last Mistress [30 May 2007 (France)]
After notorious libertine Ryno de Marigny (Fu'ad Ait Aatou) wins the hand of Hermangarde (Roxane Mesquida), the most marriageable young woman in all the French aristocracy, he breaks off a decade-long relationship with his mistress, Vellini (Asia Argento). When rumor of his affair with Vellini reaches Hermangarde's family, her elderly grandmother confronts him and forces him to tell her the story of their love. Meanwhile, Vellini may not accept rejection that easily.… MORE
The Satin Spider 
The Skin [25 November 1981 (Italy)]
Many of the ravaged people of post-World War II Naples, Italy, betray and swindle their liberators.
The Sleeping Beauty [8 July 2011]
A young princess is stuck in a tug of war between witches struggling to find the antidote to a deadly curse.
To Matthieu [10 January 2001 (France)]
Matthieu is incensed because he feels that his father was driven to take his own life. Believing that his boss was responsible, Matthieu seduces his wife but the plan suffers a huge setback.
Tökéletes szerelem [Catherine Breillat]
Una chica de verdad [Catherine Breillat]
Una vieja amante [Catherine Breillat]
Une saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel [Catherine Breillat]
Zanzibar [4 October 1989]
A young independent film producer tries to get financing for his project.
- 13 July 1948.
- Bressuire, France.