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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire May 10

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
The Hustle
Jac Schaeffer cowrites this crime comedy about a mismatched pair of con artists (Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson) who team up on the French Riviera. (male director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Madeline’s Madeline
Josephine Decker directs and writes, with Donna di Novelli, this mystery drama about a theater director and her young actress. Starring Helena Howard, Miranda July, and Molly Parker.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Where Hands Touch
Amma Asante directs and writes this historical romantic drama about a biracial teenager (Amandla Stenberg) in Nazi Germany.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
High Life
Claire Denis directs and cowrites this science fiction drama about a (male) convict being experimented upon in space. Costarring Juliette Binoche, Mia Goth, and Jessie Ross.
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Amazing Grace [pictured]
Aretha Franklin headlines this concert documentary filmed in 1972 but never before released. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Songbird (aka Alright Now)
Cobie Smulders stars in this drama about a has-been rock musician who goes back to college. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Destination Wedding
Winona Ryder costars in this romantic comedy about a pair of misanthropes who meet at a wedding they’d rather not be attending. (male writer-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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