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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Sep 13

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Hustlers [pictured]
Lorene Scafaria directs and writes this based-on-fact crime drama, about strippers (Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez) who steal from their clients. Costarring Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, and Mercedes Ruehl.
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Downton Abbey
Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Tuppence Middleton, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, Laura Carmichael, Kate Phillips, Imelda Staunton, Raquel Cassidy, Sophie McShera, Phyllis Logan, Geraldine James, Penelope Wilton, and Lesley Nicol costar in this ensemble historical drama about a royal visit to a rural estate in 1920s England. (male writer and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Phoenix (Føniks)
Camilla Strøm Henriksen writes and directs this Norwegian drama, about a teen girl (Ylva Bjørkaas Thedin) trying to keep her dysfunctional family from disintegrating.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
For Sama
Waad Al-Khateab codirects this documentary about her life and activism during the siege of Aleppo, Syria.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Honeyland
Tamara Kotevska codirects this documentary about Hatidze Muratova, a traditional beekeeper in remote rural Macedonia.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
The Shock of the Future
Elina Gakou Gomba cowrites this historical drama about an electronic musician (Alma Jodorowsky) in 1970s Paris. (male director)
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