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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can Jun 07

Katie Says Goodbye Olivia Cooke

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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
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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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Ghost Fleet
Shannon Service codirects this documentary about the enslaved fishermen of Indonesian and the activist, Patima Tungpuchayakul, who works to free them.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Framing John DeLorean
Sheena M. Joyce codirects and Alexandra Orton cowrites this documentary about the auto industry visionary.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Leto
Lili Idova cowrites this Russian musical drama about a love triangle set in the rock world of 1980s Saint Petersburg. Costarring Irina Starshenbaum. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Katie Says Goodbye [pictured]
Olivia Cooke stars in this drama about a teen who turns to prostitution to fund her dreams of a better life. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Raft
Six women appear as themselves in this documentary about a sociological group experiment in the 1970s that had unexpected results. (male writer-director)
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