movies by or about women opening US/Can from Thu Jan 18



I, Tonya [my review] pictured
Black comedy about disgraced champion figure skater Tonya Harding, starring Margot Robbie. (male writer and director)

Phantom Thread [my review]
Romantic drama costarring Vicky Krieps and Lesley Manville as, respectively, the lover and sister of a (male) fashion designer. (male writer/director)

Forever My Girl [IMDb]
Jessica Rothe costars in a romance about a (male) country musician, written and directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf.


Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story [my review]
Documentarian Kate McIntyre Clere cowrites and codirects; interviewees include lots of female experts.

Mary and the Witch’s Flower [IMDb]
Riko Sakaguchi cowrites (with Lynda Freedman cowriting the English version) the story of a little girl (Japanese voice: Hana Sugisaki; English voice: Ruby Barnhill) who stumbles upon a magical world hidden in the countryside. (male director)

Ridge Runners [IMDb]
Jennica Schwartzman stars as a cop searching for a missing girl. (male writer and director)

Please let me know if I’ve missed any movies directed by, written by, or about women.

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