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Surname 1Student's NameProfessor's NameCourse NumberDateCatherine Breillat's tales of Sexual AwakeningSex in cinema refers to the depiction of elements of human sexuality in a movie. Theexistence in a film of any sexuality has brought controversies since the creation of the medium.Only a few movies are frank about both male and female sexuality. Some people support sexualscenes arguing that sex is an instinct. Thus the film is an imitation in real life. Moreover, sexscenes help to depict the aspects of a character in a short period. Such elements include shyness,dominant, submissive, or inhibited. Furthermore, some people state that sexual exploration in afilm represents the behavior that most adolescents have. However, Religious leaders havecriticized sexual films, while the government has banned some movies, declared them a subjectfor censorship, or both. Catherine Breillat is the most popular sex films’ producer who havefaced censorship. For example, Breillat’s movieRomancefaced censorship internationally in1999. Catherine Breillat’s films have faced censorship countless time, due to her sexual films.The government claims that most adolescents spent their leisure time watching content ondifferent platforms, thus, they are more prone to sexual scenes.1In states with the movie ratingsystem, movies covering sexual scenes typically receive a constrained classification. Some films1Collins, Rebecca L., Steven Martino, and Rebecca Shaw.Influence of new media on adolescentsexual health. Working Paper WR-761). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Health, 2010.
Surname 2feature sexual scenes between minors who are sexually curious. The government states that suchsettings can result in a bad influence on society, especially adolescents. The paper compares thestyle, characterization, ideology, and structure of Breillat's filmsUne vraie jeune fille (1974)and36 Fillette (1988)focusing on sexual exploration, sexual awakening, and minors.Une vraie jeune fille (1974)and36 Fillette (1988)are French drama movies written anddirected by Catherine Breillat. The film’s star 14-year-old girls Alice and Lili who are in theirsexual awakening stage. Alice attends boarding schools in France, and she returns home in thesummer of 1963 in Landes forest, while Lili is at a camping vacation with her family. Both girlsare at an awkward transitional phase between a girl in puberty and a young woman'sadolescence. Alice regularly masturbates due to boredom. Moreover uses her vaginal secretion towrite her name on the mirror. Alice and Lili are sexually curious and want to explore to themaximum. At one point, Alice inserts a spoon on her private part, and even goes ahead to instructJim to insert warms inside her. Additionally, Lili cannot contain her argue to break virginity, soshe goes out to search for any man to deflower her. One night, Lili goes on a disco with herbother and meets Maurice, a man far older than her. Throughout the films, Alice and Lili performnumerous sexual activities.

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Term
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Professor
Nancy Karanja
Tags
Human Sexuality, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Catherine Breillat, film of any sexuality

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