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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can Mar 15

Five Feet Apart Haley Lu Richardson

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Five Feet Apart [pictured]
Mikki Daughtry cowrites this romantic drama about a teenaged girl with cystic fibrosis (Haley Lu Richardson) navigating a romance with another CF patient. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Captive State
Erica Beeney cowrites this sci-fi drama about (male) collaborators and resisters in the aftermath of an alien invasion and occupation of Earth. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Wonder Park
Sofia Mali and Brianna Denski provide the voice, at different ages, of the young girl who imagines a fantastical theme park into life. Costarring Jennifer Garner and Mila Kunis. (male director and writers)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Crossing (Guo Chun Tian)
Bai Xue writes and directs this Chinese crime drama about a teenaged girl (Huang Yao) who smuggles contraband across the border from Hong Kong.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
Katt Shea directs and Nina Fiore cowrites this mystery family drama featuring a new incarnation of the classic teen-girl detective (Sophia Lillis).
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
The Mustang
Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre directs and cowrites, with Mona Fastvold, this French drama about a (male) criminal who rehabilitates via working with wild horses.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Aftermath
Anna Waterhouse cowrites this historical romantic drama about a woman (Keira Knightley) torn between her husband and her lover in postwar Germany. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Knife + Heart
Vanessa Paradis stars in this French thriller about a porn producer in 1970s Paris. (male writers and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Starfish
Virginia Gardner stars in this sci-fi drama about a young woman grieving the death of her best friend amidst the apocalypse. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Ash Is Purest White
Tao Zhao costars in this Chinese romantic drama about a woman in love with a mobster. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Faith, Hope & Love
Peta Murgatroyd costars in this faith-based romantic comedy about a couple who find love at a dance contest. (male writers and director)
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