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movies by or about women opening US/Can Mar 13

The Hunt Betty Gilpin

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male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Hunt [pictured]
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, female protagonist
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Eliza Hittman writes and directs this drama about two teenage girls (Talia Ryder and Sidney Flanigan) who must travel to seek medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
Lost Transmissions
Katharine O’Brien writes and directs this drama about a schizophrenic man whose friends (Juno Temple and Alexandra Daddario) struggle to get him mental-health care.
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female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Roads Not Taken
Sally Potter writes and directs this drama about a father and daughter (Elle Fanning) considering their past and their future.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
The Dog Doc
Cindy Meehl directs this documentary about a pioneering (male) veterinarian.
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female director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Lost Girls
Liz Garbus directs this based-on-fact mystery drama about a mother (Amy Ryan) who must force police to investigate the disappearance of her daughter. (male writer)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
Human Nature
Regina Sobel cowrites this documentary about the implications of a breakthrough in genetic science through the eyes of scientists who made it. (male director)
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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Postcard Killings
Liza Marklund cowrites this crime drama about a father investigating the death of his daughter, and the journalist (Famke Janssen) who helps him. (male director)
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