movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Wed Apr 11



male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Truth or Dare [my review]
Lucy Hale, Violett Beane, and Sophia Taylor Ali costar in this horror movie about a college drinking game that goes wrong. Cowritten by Jillian Jacobs. (male director)

male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Rampage [my review]
Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, and Marley Shelton costar in this sci-fi action movie about genetically engineered monsters. (male writers and director)


female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Even When I Fall [my review]
Kate McLarnon and Sky Neal direct this documentary about two young Nepalese women rescued from slavery in Indian circuses who establish and perform in their own ethical circus.

female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Western [IMDb]
Valeska Grisebach writes and directs this German drama about (male) construction workers.

female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts [IMDb]
Mouly Surya cowrites and directs this Indonesian dramatic thriller about a woman (Marsha Timothy) who takes revenge against a gang that attacks her.

male director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
October [IMDb]
Juhi Chaturvedi writes this Indian romance, costarring Banita Sandhu. (male director)

male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
A Gentle Creature [IMDb] pictured
Vasilina Makovtseva stars in this mystery about a woman investigating a package unexpected returned in the mail. (male writer-director)

male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Custody (Jusqu’à la garde) [my review]
Léa Drucker and Mathilde Auneveux costar as a mother and daughter being terrorized by an ex-husband and possessive father. (male writer-director)

male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Titan [my review]
Taylor Schilling, Agyness Deyn, and Nathalie Emmanuel costar in this sci-fi thriller about a military experiment in space colonization.

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