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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Jan 31

Queen and Slim Jodie Turner-Smith

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female director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Queen & Slim [pictured]
Melina Matsoukas directs and Lena Waithe cowrites this drama, about a couple who have an unexpected encounter with police. Costarring Jodie Turner-Smith.
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female director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
The Rhythm Section
Reed Morano directs this suspense thriller about a woman (Blake Lively) who dedicates herself to enacting revenge upon those who murdered her family. (male writer)
my review | find cinemas


female director, male screenwriter, male protagonist
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Marielle Heller directs this drama about a (male) journalist who befriends a beloved (male) children’s TV host. (male writers)
my review | find cinemas


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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Undocument
Kyla Simone Bruce cowrites and codirects this ensemble drama about immigrants struggling with identity and acceptance in their new countries. Costarring Julia Krynke and Molly Jones.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
Quezon’s Game
Janice Y. Perez cowrites this historical drama about an attempt to bring German Jewish refugees to the Philippines during the Nazi era. (male director)
my review | find cinemas


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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