movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Apr 08-12

Wild Rose Jessie Buckley


female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Tina Gordon directs and cowrites, with Tracy Oliver, this fantasy comedy about a bullying woman (Regina Hall) who is cursed to revert to her powerless childhood self (Marsai Martin). Costarring Issa Rae.
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male director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Wild Rose [pictured]
Nicole Taylor writes this musical drama about a young woman from Glasgow (Jessie Buckley) who dreams of being a country singer. (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, male screenwriter, male protagonist
Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story
Icíar Bollaín directs this biography of the Cuban dancer, the first black man to perform some of the most famous ballet roles. (male writers)
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Find more movies by and about women using the Here Are the Women tag, and on the movies by/about women in cinemas UK and Ireland page.

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