Movies about women

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Movies about women, directed by women. The classification in language categories is based on the original version of the movie.

In English[edit | edit source]

  • Brave is a 2012 animation movie directed by Brenda Chapman, about a young princess who does not want to get married.
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a 2020 action movie directed by Cathy Yan ; it follows Harley Quinn's post-breakup adventures.
  • Girl Asleep is a 2017 drama, directed by Rosemary Myers, about Greta's fifteenth birthday, which everyone but her wants to celebrate.
  • Lingua Franca is a 2020 drama directed by and starring Isabel Sandoval. It follows Olivia, an undocumented filipino transwoman who works as a caregiver in the US.
  • Little Women is a 2019 drama directed by Greta Gerwig with an almost all-female cast, an adaptation of the eponymous book by Louisa May Alcott. It follows aspiring writer Jo March as she reflect on her life with her three sisters.
  • Radioactive is a 2019 biopic about Marie Curie, directed by Marjane Satrapi, starring Rosamund Pike, and based on a graphic novel by Lauren Redniss.

In French[edit | edit source]

  • Grave (Raw) est un film d'horreur/thriller réalisé par Julia Ducournau et sorti en 2017. On y suit l'entrée en école vétérinaire de Juliette, une jeune femme végétarienne.
  • Portrait de la jeune fille en feu est un film réalisé par Céline Sciamma, sorti en 2019, avec Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami et Noémie Merlant. Le film raconte la rencontre entre une jeune noble et une peintre, au XVIIIe siècle.

In Arabic[edit | edit source]

  • Sayidat Al Bahr (Scales) is a 2019 fantasy directed by Shahad Ameen, about a young girl who refuses to obey a tradition that sends all girls to sea creatures.

In Persian[edit | edit source]

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, directed by Ana Lily Amirpour, is a 2015 horror movie which follows a young vampire's adventures.