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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Jun 05–07

Force of Nature Natalia documentary

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Late Night
Nisha Ganatra directs and Mindy Kaling writes and stars in this dramedy, about the first female writer on a long-running talk show. Also starring Emma Thompson.
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Sophie Turner costars in this superhero action drama about a young woman with mutant powers who is tempted to use her abilities for evil. Costarring Jennifer Lawrence, Alexandra Shipp, and Jessica Chastain. (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Dirty God
Sacha Polak directs and cowrites, with Susie Farrell, this drama about a woman (Vicky Knight) badly scarred in an acid attack.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Gloria Bell
Alice Johnson Boher cowrites this romantic drama about a woman (Julianne Moore) seeking out love in Los Angeles. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Force of Nature Natalia [pictured]
Dance superstar Natalia Osipova is featured in this documentary about her life and work. (male director)
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