Catherine Breillat

Catherine Breillat is a Paris-based film-maker and writer, who shot to fame with her distinctively personal films on sexuality, gender issues and sibling rivalry. Her first film A REAL YOUNG GIRL (1976) was released 23 years after being shot. She has acted in Bernardo Bertolucci's LAST TANGO IN PARIS (1972) and wrote the screenplay for Maurice Pialat's movie POLICE (1985). Breillat wrote her first novel, L'Homme Facile, at the age of 17.

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