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movies by or about women opening US/Can Aug 14–16

Where'd You Go Bernadette Cate Blanchett

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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Blinded by the Light
Gurinder Chadha directs and cowrites this historical dramedy about a teenaged boy is saved by rock ’n’ roll poetry.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Where’d You Go, Bernadette [pictured]
Holly Gent cowrites this mystery dramedy about a woman (Cate Blanchett) exploring her creative passions. (male director)
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female director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Second Sun
Jennifer Gelfer directs this historical drama about a couple who embark on a whirlwind romance in postwar New York. Costarring Eden Epstein. (male writer)
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Los Reyes
Bettina Perut codirects this documentary about a pair of dogs who live in a Santiago skate park.
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male director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Adam
Ariel Schrag writes this coming-of-age comedy about a teenage boy exploring New York’s lesbian and trans activist scene. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Gwen
Eleanor Worthington-Cox stars in this historical suspense drama about a young girl trying to save her family’s farm. Costarring Maxine Peake. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
One Last Night
Rachele Schank costars in this romantic comedy about a couple on a first date who get locked in a movie theater. (male writers and director)
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