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movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Mar 11–13

Misbehaviour Jessie Buckley Keira Knightley

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Misbehaviour [pictured]
Philippa Lowthorpe directs and Rebecca Frayn and Gaby Chiappe write this based-on-fact drama about a feminist protest of the 1970 Miss World beauty pageant. Starring Keira Knightley, Jessie Buckley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keeley Hawes, and Lesley Manville.
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Hunt
Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Emma Roberts, and Amy Madigan costar in this action satire about humans being hunted for sport. (male writers and director)
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Cunningham
Alla Kovgan writes and directs this documentary about choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham.
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Bacurau
Bárbara Colen, Karine Teles, and Sonia Braga costar in this ensemble science fiction mystery about strange goings-on in a Brazilian village. (male writers and directors)
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