Asia Argento Calls Catherine Breillat a ‘Sadistic and Downright Evil’ Director

Early Friday morning, actor Asia Argento, who has become vocal within the #MeToo movement after detailing her own experience being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein in 1997, tweeted extensively about her her time working with the film director Catherine Breillat.[ . . . ]

Source: Asia Argento Calls Catherine Breillat a ‘Sadistic and Downright Evil’ Director

‘A hatred of men and sexuality’: 100 French women led by actress Deneuve slam post-Weinstein witch-hunt  

A collective of 100 prominent French women including famed actress Catherine Deneuve have denounced the puritanism that followed in the wake of allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, declaring that men should be free to hit on women [ . . . ]

Source: ‘A hatred of men and sexuality’: 100 French women led by actress Deneuve slam post-Weinstein witch-hunt – The Local

Weinstein scandal sparks an uproar in France

PARIS — Even as the Harvey Weinstein scandal has forced Americans to confront the reality of sexual harassment and assault, it has more than touched a nerve here in France.In a country where flirting is a way of life, and where a unique blend of Gallic machismo and age-old codes of chivalry can be seen in virtually every corner cafe, women, it would seem, have had enough.A social media campaign erupted here almost simultaneously with the appearance of #MeToo in the United States — except French women took it further with #bal­ancetonporc, which loosely translated means “squeal on your pig.” As in the United States, after women began naming and shaming their attackers, some of the most prominent men in French public life stood accused of sexual assault [ . . . ] More at: Weinstein scandal sparks an uproar in France – The Washington Post