movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Sep 14



male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Crazy Rich Asians [pictured]
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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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
The Rider
Chloé Zhao writes and directs this drama about a (male) rodeo rider recovering from a traumatic brain injury.
my review | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Annemarie Jacir writes and directs this Palestinian drama about a father and his estranged son coming together over a family wedding.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Reinventing Marvin
Anne Fontaine directs and cowrites this French drama about a young man trying to become an actor.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Weapon of Choice
Eva Hausberger codirects this Austrian documentary about the Glock pistol.
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female codirector, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Down to Earth
Renata Heinen codirects this documentary about her family’s travels around the planet and meetings with tribal communities. (male writer)
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male director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Kanika Dhillon writes this Hindi romantic drama, costarring Tapsee Pannu. (male director)
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Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:42pm

Something happened with the Crazy Rich Asians listing here…the writer box is red, not yellow like on your review, and, there’s a female co-writer.

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  LaSargenta
Wed, Sep 19, 2018 12:17pm

Thanks, I’ve fixed it. I’m sure I’ve probably screwed up like this elsewhere, too — on the back end it’s all just text, and these icons get really confusing when you’re looking at them that way!