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movies by or about women opening US/Can from Wed Aug 15

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Crazy Rich Asians
Adele Lim cowrites this romantic comedy about an American woman (Constance Wu) who travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Mile 22
Lea Carpenter cowrites this action thriller about a (male) elite intelligence officer. (male director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Cielo
Alison McAlpine directs this documentary about the Chilean night sky and those who observe it.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
A Whale of a Tale
Megumi Sasaki directs this documentary about whalers in Japan.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Ranger
Jenn Wexler directs and cowrites this horror movie about a teen punk (Chloe Levine) and her friends who encounter a deranged park ranger.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Gold
Reema Kagti directs and cowrites this historical drama about the (male) athlete who won India’s first post-independence Olympic medal, in 1948.
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male director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Wife [pictured]
Jane Anderson writes this drama about a woman (Glenn Close) stuck in the shadow of her famous novelist husband. (male director)
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male director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Breaking & Exiting
Jordan Hinson writes and costars in this comedy about a (male) burglar who gets gets involved with the woman he was trying to rob. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Juliet, Naked
Evgenia Peretz and Tamara Jenkins cowrite this romantic dramedy about a woman (Rose Byrne) caught between her boyfriend and the (male) object of his fannish obsession. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Blaze
Sybil Rosen cowrites this biographical drama about the musician Blaze Foley. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Down a Dark Hall
AnnaSophia Robb stars in this horror fantasy as a student exploring her supernatural new school. Costarring Uma Thurman, Isabelle Fuhrman, and Victoria Moroles. (male writers and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Memoir of War (La Douleur)
Mélanie Thierry stars in this historical drama about a French woman torn between two men during the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Dr. Brinks & Dr. Brinks
Kristin Slaysman costars in this dramedy about a pair of siblings coping with the aftermath of the deaths of their parents. (male writers and director)
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