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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Aug 16

JT Leroy Kristen Stewart Laura Dern

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male director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
UglyDolls
Alison Peck writes this animated comedy about literally ugly dolls (some voiced by Emma Roberts, Wanda Sykes, and Kelly Clarkson) who struggle with self-image. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Isabela Moner stars in this family action adventure comedy about an amateur teen archaeologist who must rescue her parents from treasure hunters. Costarring Eva Longoria and Madeleine Madden. (male writers and director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
J.T. Leroy [pictured]
Savannah Knoop cowrites this docudrama based on her own notorious literary hoax. Starring Kristen Stewart; costarring Laura Dern and Diane Kruger. (male director)
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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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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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