movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Nov 27–29

Charlie's Angels Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott Ella Balinska


female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Charlie’s Angels [pictured]
Elizabeth Banks cowrites and directs this action comedy about three secret agents (Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska).
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Knives Out
Ana de Armas costars in this mystery black comedy about the death of a wealthy patriarch. Also costarring Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, and Katherine Langford. (male writer-director)
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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
Shooting the Mafia
Kim Longinotto directs this documentary about journalist Letizia Battaglia’s career photographing the Italian mob.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Mati Diop directs and cowrites this fantasy drama about a group of young women in Dakar left behind when their men attempt to migrate to Europe.
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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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