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movies by or about women opening US/Can Mar 04–06

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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
Go Back to China
Emily Ting writes and directs this drama about a spoiled rich young American woman (Anna Akana) who goes to work at her family’s toy factory in China.
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female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
First Cow
Kelly Reichardt [pictured] cowrites and directs this historical drama about two men pursuing their fortunes in 1820s Oregon.
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male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist
The Banker
Niceole R. Levy cowrites this historical dramas about African-American (male) entrepreneurs in the 1960s. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Swallow
Haley Bennett stars in this horror drama about a traumatized housewife who turns to self-harm as a coping measure. (male writer-director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Extra Ordinary
Maeve Higgins stars in this Irish fantasy comedy about a woman who can see ghosts. (male writers and directors)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Queen of Paradis
Art photographer Reine Paradis is profiled in this documentary about her work. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Sorry We Missed You
Debbie Honeywood costars in this drama about a family struggling to survive in austerity Britain. (male writer and director)
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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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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Hope Gap
Annette Bening costars in this romantic drama about a couple breaking up after decades together. (male writer-director)
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