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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Mar 30

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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony [IMDb]
Taraji P. Henson stars as a woman fed up with her devious husband. (male writer-director)


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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
All I Wish (aka A Little Something for Your Birthday) [my review]
Susan Walter writes and directs this dramedy about a woman who has sworn off marriage. Starring Sharon Stone.


female director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Outside In [IMDb] pictured
Lynn Shelton cowrites and directs this drama about a schoolteacher and activist (Edie Falco) who strikes up a relationship with one of her former students. Costarring Kaitlyn Dever.


male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Finding Your Feet [my review]
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, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
FourPlay [IMDb]
Tammy Blanchard and Emanuela Galliussi costar in an ensemble romantic dramedy. Cowritten by Galliussi. (male director)


male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Gemini [my review]
Lola Kirke stars as a woman who must solve a murder of which she has been accused. Costarring Zoë Kravitz. (male writer-director)


male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Birthmarked [IMDb]
Toni Collette costars in this comedy about researchers raising their children scientifically. (male writers and director)


male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Love After Love [IMDb]
Andie MacDowell costars in this drama about a family grieving for its dead father and husband. (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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