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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can Feb 08

What Men Want Taraji P Henson

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
What Men Want [pictured]
Tina Gordon and Jas Waters cowrite this fantasy comedy about a woman (Taraji P. Henson) who acquires the power to hear men’s thoughts. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
The Prodigy
Taylor Schilling stars in this horror thriller as a mother who worries that her small son is being influenced by supernatural forces. (male writer and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Untogether
Emma Forrest writes and directs this drama about two sisters (Alice Eve and Lola Kirke) romantically involved with unlikely men.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Berlin, I Love You
Dianna Agron, Massy Tadjedin, and Gabriela Tscherniak are among the directors of this anthology of love stories set in Berlin, cowritten by Alison Kathleen Kelly, Tadjedin, and Tscherniak. Costarring Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Hayden Panettiere, Emily Beechan, Veronica Ferres, Charlotte Le Bon, and Julia Dietze.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
St. Agatha
Sara Sometti Michaels cowrites this horror about con woman (Sabrina Kern) who takes refuge in a convent. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Under the Eiffel Tower
Judith Godrèche cowrites this romantic drama about a man’s midlife crisis. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben)
Penélope Cruz costars in this dramatic mystery about a woman who returns to her hometown, where family secrets are revealed. (male writer-director)
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