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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Sep 20

The Farewell Awkwafina


female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Farewell [pictured]
Lulu Wang writes and directs this dramedy, about an Asian-American woman (Awkwafina) who returns to China for a family reunion.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
The Kitchen
Andrea Berloff writes and directs this historical crime drama, starring Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, and Tiffany Haddish as women in 1970s New York who take over their husbands’ crime syndicate while the men are in prison.
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