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Fat Girl - Criterion Collection (2001)

2 Ratings: 3.5
Classics and Drama movie directed by Catherine Breillat

Fat Girl is a typically shocking, utterly discomfiting provocation from director Catherine Breillat, whose excursions into female psychology and movie sexuality are anything but clinical. (See 36 Fillette and Romance for further proof.) Two adolescent … see full wiki

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Director: Catherine Breillat
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 2001.2.10 (Berlin International Film Festival), 2001.3.7 (France)
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about Fat Girl - Criterion Collection (2001)
Quick Tip by . July 20, 2013
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Vacationing in a dreary coastal resort, a vapid beauty of fifteen years (Roxane Mesquida) succumbs to assignation with a seductive Roman law student (Libero De Rienzo) while her plump, saturnine sister (Anaïs Reboux) of twelve jealously surveils their congress, enacts notional trysts and ruminates on her anomie and nascent sexuality. A mutual envy binds and agonizes this sororal pair: the younger covets her sib's effortless pulchritude and sequent fulfillment while her senior dimly espies …
review by . May 02, 2007
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I have seen "Anatomy of Hell" and posted a review over a year ago but Amazon refuse to post it.........what did I say? Anyway brash, aggressive, meaningful, and yet ultimately absurd, "Fat Girl" is so intensely polarizing that it leaves no room for neutrality. Overweight Anaïs (Anaïs Reboux) is a heartbreakingly self-conscious 12-year-old girl who lives in the shadow of her blossoming older sister, Elena, who has fallen in love with Fernando (Libero De Rienzo), a smooth-talking lothario. When he …
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