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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Nov 22

Harriet Cynthia Enrivo

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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Harriet [pictured]
Kasi Lemmons cowrites and directs this historical drama, starring Cynthia Enrivo as legendary American abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Frozen II
Jennifer Lee codirects and cowrites this animated fantasy about two royal sisters (the voices of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel) striving to save their kingdom. Also cowritten by Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Greener Grass
Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe write, direct, and star in this satirical comedy sending up suburban conformity.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Ophelia
Claire McCarthy directs and Semi Chellas writes this romantic drama, a reimagining of Hamlet told from the perspective of Ophelia (Daisy Ridley). Also starring Naomi Watts.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Cattle Hill
Lise I. Osvoll directs and Anne Elvedal writes this Norwegian animated fantasy about a farmyard calf (the voice of Henriette Faye-Schjøll) who dreams of being a rock star.
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Judy & Punch
Mirrah Foulkes writes and directs this historical crime comedy about a puppeteer husband and wife (Mia Wasikowska).
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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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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Here for Life
Andrea Luka Zimmerman codirects this documentary about love and live as experienced by ten Londoners.
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Permission
Baran Kosari stars in this Iranian sports drama about a woman athlete who must secure persmission from her husband to travel internationally for a championship match. (male writer-director)
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Find more movies by and about women using the Here Are the Women tag, and on the movies by/about women in cinemas UK and Ireland page.


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