movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Nov 16



male director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
J.K. Rowling writes this fantasy adventure about a (male) wizard who hunts magical beasts and a rogue wizard. (male director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
3 Days in Quiberon
Emily Atef writes and directs this historical drama about mid-20th-century European film star Romy Schneider (Marie Bäumer).
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Directors Ainsley Gardiner, Casey Kaa, Renae Maihi, Awanui Simich-Pene, Briar Grace Smith, Paula Whetu Jones, Chelsea Cohen, and Katie Wolfe tell interconnected stories — written by Gardiner, Kaa, Maihi, Smith, Jones, Wolfe, and Josephine Stewart-Tewhiu — about a Maori community impacted by a child’s death.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Hell Fest
Akela Cooper and Blair Butler cowrite this horror movie about a serial killer who targets patrons of an amusement park. Costarring Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, and Amy Forsyth. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Suspiria [pictured]
Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Mia Goth star in this fantasy horror about a dance company enduring a nightmare. (male writer and director)
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