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movies by or about women opening US/Can Feb 14

The Photograph Issa Rae

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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Photograph [pictured]
Stella Meghie writes and directs this romantic drama, intertwining love stories set in the past and in the present. Costarring Issa Rae, Chanté Adams, Teyonah Parris, and Chelsea Peretti.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Fantasy Island
Jillian Jacobs cowrites this ensembel horror movie about a vacation resort that fulfills the visitors’ greatest wishes. Costarring Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, and Portia Doubleday. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Downhill
Julia Louis-Dreyfus costars in this dramedy about a couple whose relationship is challenged when they face a moment of danger. (male writers and directors)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Céline Sciamma writes and directs this French historical romantic drama about an artist (Noémie Merlant) hired to paint a portrait of a young woman (Adèle Haenel) in preparation for her wedding.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
A Simple Wedding
Sara Zandieh directs and writes, with Stephanie Wu, this dramedy about an Iranian-American woman (Tara Grammy) who clashes with her immigrant parents over her love life. Costarring Shohreh Aghdashloo and Rita Wilson.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
First Lady
Nina May writes and directs this romantic comedy about a woman (Nancy Stafford) not married to the President of the United States who runs for First Lady.
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
I Was at Home, But…
Angela Schanelec writes and directs this German drama about a woman (Maren Eggert) whose world is rocked when her young son disappears.
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female director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Buffaloed
Tanya Wexler directs this dramedy about a young woman (Zoey Deutch) who accepts a job as a debt collector. (male writer)
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female codirector, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Ordinary Love
Lisa Barros D’Sa codirects and Lesley Manville costars in this drama about a couple navigating a medical crisis. (male writer)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Those Who Remained
Klára Muhi cowrites this Hungarian drama about the healing processes of Holocaust survivors in the postwar years, as seen through the eyes of a young girl (Abigél Szõke). (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Olympic Dreams
Alexi Pappas cowrites and costars in this romantic drama set in the athletes’ village at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
You Go to My Head
Rosemary Ricchio cowrites this mystery drama about a man who convinces an amnesiac woman that he is her husband. (male director)
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