movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Feb 23



male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Finding Your Feet [my review] pictured
Imelda Staunton and Celia Imrie star as sisters who reconnect after one of their husbands has an affair. Cowritten by Meg Leonard. (male director)

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


female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Dark River [IMDb]
Ruth Wilson stars as a woman returning home to claim her family’s farm. Written and directed by Clio Barnard.

male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Native [IMDb]
Ellie Kendrick costars as an astronaut from another planet on an exploratory mission across vast space. (male writers and director)

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

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