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movies by or about women opening US/Can Dec 20

Cats Francesca Hayward

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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Cats [pictured]
Francesca Hayward costars in this musical fantasy about a tribe of cats on the streets of London. Also costarring Rebel Wilson, Judi Dench, Jennifer Hudson, and Taylor Swift. (male writers and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Daisy Ridley costars in this sci-fi adventure as a young woman discovering the source of her mystical power, and how best to use it, amidst a galactic war. Also costarring Carrie Fisher, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Lupita Nyong’o, and Keri Russell. (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
She’s Missing
Alexandra McGuinness writes and directs this drama about a young woman (Lucy Fry) searching for her best friend who has disappeared.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Invisible Life
Inés Bortagaray cowrites this Brazilian drama about two sisters (Julia Stockler and Carol Duarte) in 1950s Rio de Janeiro. (male director)
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