movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Dec 21-Jan 04


male director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Christina Hodson writes this sci-fi action-adventure about a teenaged girl (Hailee Steinfeld) who befriends a (coded-male) alien robot soldier. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
The Favourite [pictured]
Deborah Davis cowrites this historical dramedy about intrigue at Queen Anne’s court. Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Welcome to Marwen
Caroline Thompson cowrites this dramedy about a (male) photographer who utilizes an unusual form of art therapy to recover from a trauma. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Mary Poppins Returns
Emily Blunt costars in this fantasy comedy as a magical nanny who shepherds a family through tough times. Costarring Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davies, Meryl Streep, and Julie Walters. (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Julie Cohen and Betsy West direct this documentary biography about pioneering judicial activist and US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
An Impossible Love
Catherine Corsini directs and cowrites, with Christine Angot and Laurette Polmanss, this French romantic drama about a woman (Virginie Efira) raising her daughter on her own.
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female codirector, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Valérie Müller codirects and writes this French-Russian drama about a ballet dancer (Anastasia Shevtsova) struggling to learn her art. Costarring Juliette Binoche.
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