FILM; Baring the Intricacies of Desire and Shame
NYTimes - almost 18 years
''IF you can't dazzle them, shock them!'' the adolescent heroine of Catherine Breillat's 1989 film ''36 Fillette'' declares, with a glance at her own daring decollete. Could that be the French director's motto? Ms. Breillat, who is 50, is no stranger to scandal. From her first novel, written when she was 17, to her most recent film, ''Romance,''