Catherine Breillat

Fat Girl remains a radical reflection on female sexuality and power

By Rachel Pronger

In her provocative 2001 film, Catherine Breillat holds a mirror to society before smashing it to pieces.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.

The subversive fantasy of Catherine Breillat’s Romance

By Anton Bitel

The French auteur’s 1999 erotic drama challenges the viewer to separate sex from love.

A brief history of female masturbation in the movies

By Christina Newland

Inspired by The Shape of Water, we survey the various ways female self-pleasure has been portrayed.

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