movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Aug 30

The Souvenir Tilda Swinton Honor Swinton Byrne


female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Souvenir [pictured]
Joanna Hogg writes and directs this semiautobiographical coming-of-age drama, about a young film student (Honor Swinton Byrne). Costarring Tilda Swinton.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth
Jeanie Finlay directs this documentary about a transgender man’s path to parenthood.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
A Million Little Pieces
Sam Taylor-Johnson directs and cowrites this drama about drug-addicted (male) writer.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
The Mustang
Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre directs and cowrites, with Mona Fastvold, this French drama about a (male) criminal who rehabilitates via working with wild horses.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Pella Kagerman cowrites and codirects this Swedish sci-fi drama about a spaceship carrying settlers to Mars that is knocked irretrievably off-course.
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