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film criticism by maryann johanson | since 1997

movies by or about women opening US/Can Dec 25–27

Clemency Alfre Woodard

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Little Women
Greta Gerwig writes and directs this dramedy about four sisters (Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, and Eliza Scanlen) growing up in Civil War–era New England. Also starring Laura Dern.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Clemency [pictured]
Chinonye Chukwu writes and directs this drama about a death-row prison warden (Alfre Woodard) confronting the impact of her work on herself.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
1917
Krysty Wilson-Cairns cowrites this historical action drama about (male) soldiers in World War I. (male director)
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