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movies by or about women opening US/Can Feb 21

Emma. Anya Taylor-Joy

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Emma. [pictured]
Autumn de Wilde directs and Eleanor Catton writes this new adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel about a young woman (Anya Taylor-Joy) who interferes in the romantic lives of her friends. Also starring Mia Goth, Gemma Whelan, Amber Anderson, and Miranda Hart.
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up
Galt Niederhoffer writes and directs this romantic drama about a couple who try to build a relationship after they get pregnant during a one-night stand. Costarring Christina Ricci.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
The Last Thing He Wanted
Dee Rees directs and cowrites this mystery drama about a journalist (Anne Hathaway) who gets involved in the story she’s trying to break.
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male director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Ride Your Wave
Reiko Yoshida writes this Japanese animated dramedy about a surfer and a firefighter who fall in love. Costarring the voices of Rina Kawaei and Honoka Matsumoto.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Premature
Zora Howard cowrites and stars in this romantic drama about a teenaged girl whose college plans are threatened by a new relationship. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Seberg
Anna Waterhouse cowrites this historical drama about French New Wave icon Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart). (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist
Vitalina Varela
Vitalina Varela cowrites and stars as a fictionalized version of herself in this drama about a woman trying to uncover the secrets of her husband’s life. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Goldie
Slick Woods stars in this drama about a young woman trying to keep her family together. (male writer-director)
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Find more movies by and about women using the Here Are the Women tag, and on the movies by/about women in cinemas US and Canada page.


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