Sex Is Comedy

Catherine Breillat

Focus France 92 min Fiction

Synopsis

The relationships between a filmmaker, played by Anne Parillaud, and the two actors whom she directs, determined to get the most out of them for a very difficult sex scene.

Themes

French CinemaComedyFemale DirectorMetacinemaSex

Filmmaker

Catherine Breillat

She is one of the great references of contemporary erotic cinema. Her work abounds with an incisive and epidermal look at sex and its aspects. Her filmography goes from luminous comedies to sordid thrillers. She has directed fifteen films, many of which have been part of the official sections of Cannes, Berlin or Chicago, where she won the Golden Hugo award for Best Film for À ma soeur!

Filmography: Last Summer (2023, D'A 2024), Abuse of Weakness (2013), The Sleeping Beauty (2010), Bluebeard (2009, D'A 2024), The Last Mistress (2007), Anatomy of Hell (2004, D'A 2024), Sex Is Comedy (2002, D'A 2024), Fat Girl (2001, D'A 2024), Brief Crossing (2001), Romance X (1999, D'A 2024), Perfect Love (1996, D'A 2024), À propos de Nice, la suite (col·lectiu, 1995), Dirty Like an Angel (1991), 36 Fillette (Virgin) (1988, D'A 2024), Nocturnal Uproar (1979), A Real Young Girl (1976, D'A 2024)

Catherine Breillat

Film information

Int. title: Sex Is Comedy
Director: Catherine Breillat
Script: Catherine Breillat
With: Anne Parillaud, Grégoire Colin, Roxane Mesquida, Ashley Wanninger
Country: France
Year: 2002
Length: 92 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Catalan