Catherine Breillat

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Birthday
13, 1948
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
13, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
France

About

French filmmaker whose work dealt with issues of sexuality and gender conflict. Her films included Romance and Anatomy of Hell.

Before Fame

She studied acting in Paris and published her first novel Easy Man at age seventeen.

Trivia

She did business with a conman who was eventually sent to prison in 2012 for exploiting her weakened mental state after she suffered a stroke.

Family Life

Her sister was the actress Marie-Hélène Breillat.

Associated With

She cited David Cronenberg as a director with a similar approach to sexuality in film.