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movies by or about women opening US/Can Aug 02

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Nightingale
Jennifer Kent writes and directs this historical thriller about a young woman (Aisling Franciosi) bent on revenge in 1825 Tasmania.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Union [pictured]
Whitney Hamilton writes, directs, and stars in this historical drama about a woman who disguises herself as a man to fight in the American Civil War.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Coyote Lake
Sara Seligman directs and cowrites this thriller about a young woman (Camila Mendes) and her mother (Adriana Barraza) whose B&B is threatened by unwanted guests.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Ladyworld
Amanda Kramer directs and cowrites this thriller about teenaged girls (Ariela Barer, Annalise Basso, Ryan Simpkins, Odessa Adlon, Maya Hawke, Tatsumi Romano, Zora Casebere, and Atheena Frizzell) trapped in an endless birthday party.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Them That Follow
Britt Poulton cowrites and codirects this thriller about a girl (Kaitlyn Dever) who belongs to a cult of snake-handling Christians. Costarring Olivia Colman and Alice Englert.
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Operative
Diane Kruger stars in this spy drama about a woman working undercover for the Mossad in Tehran. (male writer-director)
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