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movies by or about women opening US/Can Mar 27-29

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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Dumbo
Nico Parker and Eva Green costar in this fantasy adventure about circus performers who befriend a baby elephant who can fly. (male writer and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Working Woman
Michal Aviad directs and writes — with Sharon Azulay Eyal and Michal Vinik — this Israeli drama about a woman (Liron Ben-Shlush) coping with sexual harassment at work.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Slut in a Good Way
Sophie Lorain directs and Catherine Léger writes this Québécois comedy about the sex lives of three teenaged girls (Marguerite Bouchard, Romane Denis, and Rose Adam).
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
A Vigilante
Sarah Daggar-Nickson writes and directs this crime drama about a woman (Olivia Wilde) who helps victims escape their domestic abusers.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
The Brink
Alison Klayman directs this documentary about far-right-wing political activist and operative Steve Bannon.
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
The Chaperone
Haley Lu Richardson and Elizabeth McGovern star in this historical drama about early screen starlet Louise Brooks. Costarring Miranda Otto and Blythe Danner. (male writer and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Diane [pictured]
Mary Kay Place stars in this drama about a woman trying to bond with her drug-addicted son. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Last
Julie Fain Lawrence, Jill Durso, and Cara Yeates costar in this ensemble drama about a family rocked when their matriarch (Rebecca Schull) reveals a long-held secret. (male writer-director)
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Making Babies
Eliza Coupe costars in this comedy about a couple dealing with infertility treatments. Also costarring Glenne Headly. (male writer-director)
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