Agent Provocateur: French Director Catherine Breillat Dissects Desire

During her visit in Israel, Breillat, one of cinema’s most daring directors, outlines her philosophy and tells why she will never yield to the censor.

When Catherine Breillat was 12, she saw Ingmar Berman’s 1953 movie “Sawdust and Tinsel,” starring Harriet Andersson, one of the Swedish...