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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

movies by/about women in cinemas UK and Ireland


The Breadwinner: female director, female writer, female protagonist

A young girl in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to support her mother and sister in The Breadwinner, directed by Nora Twomey, from a script by Anita Doron. Read the review…

go> in cinemas UK and Ireland

go> dvd + vod UK and Ireland

here> movies by/about women cinemas UK/Ire




opening Jun 18-22

female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist

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Kissing Candice | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist

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Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat | find cinemas

female director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist

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Freak Show | find cinemas

male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist

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Overboard | find cinemas

male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist

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In the Fade | find cinemas


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now in cinemas

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Raazi | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, female coprotagonist

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Never Steady, Never Still | find cinemas

female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist

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You Were Never Really Here | find cinemas
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Lost in Vagueness | find cinemas
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Zama | find cinemas

female director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist

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A Wrinkle in Time | find cinemas

female director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist

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female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist

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I Feel Pretty | find cinemas
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Tranny Fag | find cinemas

female codirector, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist

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A Love That Never Dies | find cinemas

male director, female screenwriter, female protagonist

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male director, female coscreenwriter, female protagonist

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower | find cinemas
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The Shape of Water | find cinemas
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Book Club | find cinemas
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Veere Di Wedding | find cinemas

male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist

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Carry On Jatta 2 | find cinemas
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The Leisure Seeker | find cinemas

male director, female coscreenwriter, male protagonist

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The Greatest Showman | find cinemas
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How to Talk to Girls at Parties | find cinemas
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Ismael’s Ghosts | find cinemas
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Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran | find cinemas

male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | find cinemas
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Thoroughbreds | find cinemas
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L’amant double (Double Lover) | find cinemas
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A Gentle Creature | find cinemas
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That Summer | find cinemas

male director, male screenwriter, female coprotagonist

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A Cambodian Spring | find cinemas
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Entebbe (aka 7 Days in Entebbe) | find cinemas
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Together | find cinemas



decipher

female director
female director(s)
female codirector
female/male codirectors
male director
male director(s)
female writer
female writer(s)
female cowriter
female/male cowriters
male writer
male writer(s)
female protagonist
female protagonist(s) or predominantly female ensemble
female coprotagonist
female/male coprotagonists or mixed ensemble
male protagonist
male protagonist(s) or predominantly male ensemble



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worth paying multiplex prices for
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worth a look, but wait for DVD, unless your favorite actor is in it
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give it a miss
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my reaction under gag order for now
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not yet seen by me

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