movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Apr 14-19

Greta Chloë Grace Moretz


male director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Red Joan
Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson star as the older and younger versions of a woman accused of selling atom-bomb secrets to the Soviets after WWII. Written by Lindsay Shapero. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Chloë Grace Moretz stars in this thriller as a woman who strikes up a dangerous friendship with a lonely widow (Isabelle Huppert). (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Nervous Translation
Shireen Seno writes and directs this Filipino drama about an imaginative little girl (Jana Agoncillo).
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Head Full of Honey
Jojo Moyes cowrites this drama about a man suffering from Alzheimer’s. (male director)
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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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