movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri May 18



male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Book Club [pictured]
Four friends — played by Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen — read an erotic novel in their book group. Cowritten by Erin Simms. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
The Hollow Child
Jessica McLeod stars as a troubled teen in this supernatural thriller. (male writer and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
That Summer
Documentary about Edith and Edie Bouvier Beale, the subjects of the 1975 film Grey Gardens. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
On Chesil Beach
Saoirse Ronan costars in this historical romantic drama about a young couple who have a difficult wedding night. Also costarring Emily Watson and Anne-Marie Duff. (male writer and director)
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