movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Mon Jun 18



male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Ocean’s Eight
Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Dakota Fanning, Awkwafina, and Sarah Paulson star in this crime caper comedy. Cowritten by Olivia Milch. (male director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Kissing Candice [pictured]
Aoife McArdle writes and directs this drama about a teenaged girl (Ann Skelly) who gets entangled with a dangerous local gang.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Sara Driver directs this documentary about the artist.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Freak Show
Trudie Styler directs this dramedy about a (male) gender-fluid teen who runs for prom queen in an ultraconservative American town. Cowritten by Beth Rigazio.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Leslie Dixon cowrites this comedy about a woman (Anna Faris) who pulls a scam on a rich man with amnesia. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
In the Fade
Diane Kruger stars in this crime drama about a woman seeking revenge after the deaths of her husband and son. (male writers and director)
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