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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire May 24

Too Late to Die Young

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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Too Late to Die Young [pictured]
Dominga Sotomayor Castillo writes and directs this Chilean coming-of-age drama, set in the immediate post-Pinochet early 1990s. Costarring Demian Hernández and Magdalena Tótoro.
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
XY Chelsea
Chelsea Manning is centered in this documentary about her life, her gender transition, her activism, and her notoriety as a whistleblower of war crimes committed by American soldiers in Iraq. (male writer and director)
my review | find cinemas


male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Memoir of War (La Douleur)
Mélanie Thierry stars in this historical drama about a French woman torn between two men during the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II. (male writer-director)
my review | find cinemas


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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