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Who's afraid of Catherine Breillat?

One of the finest chroniclers of female sexuality recounts how books liberated her from a small-town upbringing. HELMI YUSOF reports
Nov 1, 2013 6:00 AM

IF there's one person at the Singapore Writers Festival who's not afraid to discuss sex, it's Catherine Breillat - dubbed by some as the modern-day Anais Nin. The fearless, boundary-bulldozing writer and filmmaker has built a career out of shocking, unflinching examinations of human sexuality.