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Catherine Breillat

Life-changing: Catherine Breillat's Abuse of Weakness at DIFF

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

A natural-born fighter, in 2004, fate handed Breillat the fight of her life. She suffered a massive stroke that left her paralyzed on one side of her body, with difficult rehabilitation ahead and many more trials and tribulations to come.

Ten Women Directors You Should Know About

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Kathryn Bigelow may have been the first female filmmaker to win a Best Director Oscar for 2009′s The Hurt Locker. But did you happen to notice that ...

Toronto Film Fest Day 4: Old Men, Young Girls, Graham Greene and Amigos

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Now we're talking: a five-movie day with no hiccups. Now if only we could do something about the quality of the films.

Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast: Robert Mitchum and Great Directors

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Bruce Weber's documentary-in-progress Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast about actor Robert Mitchum shows the Hollywood tough guy of Westerns and noirs as a shy, modest, non-celebrity.

Catherine Breillat on a Yacht at Cannes: "Great Directors" Party

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Breillat thinks the French don't like her because she makes films where its women, not men, who are talking about sex.