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movies by or about women opening US/Can Nov 01

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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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Terminator: Dark Fate
Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, and Natalia Reyes star in this sci-fi action drama about a quest to protect a future (female) savior of humanity from a time-traveling cyborg. (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Queen of Hearts
May el-Toukhy directs and writes, with Maren Louise Käehne, this Danish drama about a woman (Trine Dyrholm) who seduces her teen stepson and faces dire the consequences as a result.
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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
The Etruscan Smile (aka Rory’s Way)
Mihal Brezis codirects and Sarah Bellwood and Michal Lali Kagan cowrite this drama about a man estranged from his son forging a connection with his grandson.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Crepitus
Sarah Von Kluck cowrites this horror about two teen sisters (Caitlin Williams and Chalet Lizette Brannan) who are targeted by a cannibalistic clown. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Bloody Marie
Susanne Wolff stars in this Dutch thriller about a once-successful woman now living on the fringes of Amsterdam. (male writer-directors)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Earthquake Bird
Alicia Vikander stars in this crime drama about a Western translator caught up in a murder mystery in Tokyo. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Light from Light
Marin Ireland stars in this drama about a paranormal investigator looking into a haunting at a farmhouse. (male writer-director)
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