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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Apr 20

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Leisure Seeker [IMDb]
Francesca Archibugi cowrites this dramedy about an elderly couple on an RV adventure. Costarring Helen Mirren. (male director)


male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Every Day [my review]
Angourie Rice stars as a teenager who falls in love with a soul that inhabits a different body every day (and some of those bodies are female, too). (male writer and director)


male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society [my review]
Lily James stars as a writer who uncovers an untold story of British endurance during World War II. Costarring Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, and Penelope Wilton. (male writers and director)


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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur) [my review]
Juliette Binoche stars as a woman seeking new love at midlife. Directed by Claire Denis; written by Denis and Christine Angot.


female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Never Steady, Never Still [IMDb] pictured
Shirley Henderson costars in this domestic drama about a woman suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Written and directed by Kathleen Hepburn.


male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Funny Cow [my review]
Maxine Peake stars in this drama about a stand-up comic battling sexism in 1970s England. (male writer and director)


male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Wildling [IMDb]
Bel Powley stars as a teenager recovering from a traumatic upbringing. Costarring Liv Tyler. (male writers and director)


male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Big Fish & Begonia [IMDb]
Guanlin Ji costars in the voice cast of this animated fantasy about a spirit exploring the human world. (male writers and directors)


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

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