Tag: title-directed-by-female

Frida (2002) 7.4

Frida (2002)

"Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her il...

The Piano (1993) 7.6

The Piano (1993)

It is the mid-nineteenth century. Ada cannot speak and she has a young daughter, Flora. In an arranged marriage she leaves her native Scotland accompanied by her daughter and her beloved piano. Life in the rugged forests...

I Can’t Think Straight (2008) 6.5

I Can’t Think Straight (2008)

A 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fa...

A Couch in New York (1996) 5.9

A Couch in New York (1996)

Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both ...

Inescapable (2012) 5.2

Inescapable (2012)

One afternoon, on a typical day at work, Adib is confronted with devastating news: His eldest daughter, Muna, has gone missing in Damascus. Now Adib, who has not been back in over 20 years, must return to Syria and deal ...

Mur murs (1981) 7.4

Mur murs (1981)

Agnes Varda's documentary on murals in Los Angeles....

M (2017) 6.5

M (2017)

Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo...

La Pointe Courte (1955) 7.1

La Pointe Courte (1955)

There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit, the death of a child) alternate with others following a couple - He is from La Pointe Courte...

Cookie (1989) 5.4

Cookie (1989)

Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.::Anonymous...

One Hundred and One Nights (1995) 6.1

One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also, a line of movie stars comes to visit him, ...

Mug (2018) 6.4

Mug (2018)

A man undergoes a face transplant and experiences ensuing identity issues.::Anonymous...

The Pretty One (2013) 6.3

The Pretty One (2013)

When an eccentric and insecure young woman is mistaken for her dead identical twin, she seizes the chance to leave her pathetic existence behind and assume her sister's life. Through this absurd masquerade as "the pretty...

2 Friends (1986) (TV) 6.5

2 Friends (1986) (TV)

Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend. This is the end of their friendship, and from here the film progresses in a backwards time...

Charlotte Gray (2001) 6.4

Charlotte Gray (2001)

Charlotte (Cate Blanchett), a young Scottish woman, who has studied in France, is living in London during World War II. Within a few weeks she falls in love with a young pilot and is recruited by the Secret Service to ac...

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) 6.4

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)

The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their n...

Cold Souls (2009) 6.4

Cold Souls (2009)

Civilization and its discontents. Paul, an actor preparing for "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway, is mired in ennui. His agent tells him about an office where he can put his soul in storage. He does so then discovers that being ...

Lucky Numbers (2000) 5

Lucky Numbers (2000)

Winter 1988. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is Russ Richard's oyster, there where he is the popular weatherman for WTPA Channel 6 News. That popularity allows him many perks in the city, especially at his local Denny's. Things...

Copying Beethoven (2006) 6.8

Copying Beethoven (2006)

Vienna, 1824. In the days before the first performance of the Ninth Symphony, Beethoven needs help with copying out the charts, so a promising student of composition, Anna Holtz, 23, is sent to assist him. She not only a...

I Am Woman (2019) 6.1

I Am Woman (2019)

1966. Helen Reddy arrives in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase and $230 in her pocket. She had been told she'd won a recording contract, but the record company promptly dashes her hopes by telling her...

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) 5.8

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betra...

Mrs. Soffel (1984) 6.1

Mrs. Soffel (1984)

Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and children to help Ed and his brothe...

Always Worthy (2015) 5.9

Always Worthy (2015)

A quirky, aspiring actress is determined to make her dreams come true in Hollywood, but first she's got to overcome her biggest obstacle - herself....

The Adderall Diaries (2015) 5.2

The Adderall Diaries (2015)

As a writer stymied by past success, writers block, substance abuse, relationship problems and a serious set of father issues, Elliott's cracked-out chronicle of a bizarre murder trial amounts to less than the sum of its...

The Girls in the Band (2011) 7.4

The Girls in the Band (2011)

In the world of jazz, women have long been marginalized as singers or piano players. Little has ever been documented about the enormously talented female trumpet players, saxophonist and drummers who struggled for recogn...

Wakefield (2016) 6.3

Wakefield (2016)

Howard has a loving wife (Garner), two daughters, a prestigious job as a Manhattan lawyer, and a comfortable home in the suburbs. But inwardly he's suffocating, and eventually he snaps and goes into hiding in his garage ...

Sicily! (1999) 7

Sicily! (1999)

A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and ...

Equity (2016) 5.5

Equity (2016)

Naomi Bishop is an investment banker determined to overcome a previous stain to her professional reputation, which is a challenge in the male dominated financial sector she works in. As Naomi in that spirit makes her mov...

Prison Song (2001) 6.3

Prison Song (2001)

A young man lives and learns while growing up on the street and in and out of correctional facilities.::ravynegnew...

Crshd (2019) 5.6

Crshd (2019)

On the last night of her college freshman year, Izzy tries to lose her virginity with the help of her two best friends--but their only hope is getting into an exclusive, invite-only "Crush Party."...

Harlan County U.S.A. (1976) 8.3

Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

This film documents the coal miners' strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973. Eastovers refusal to sign a contract (when the miners joined with the United...

The Audition (2019) 6.5

The Audition (2019)

Anna Bronsky is a violin teacher at the Conservatoire. Against the advice of her colleagues, she imposes the admission of a pupil, in whom she sees a great talent. With a lot of involvement, she prepares Alexander for th...

Impulse (1990) 5.6

Impulse (1990)

Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be vice or drugs. While she is attem...

Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008) 7.2

Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

In 1977, Roman Polanski was arrested in Los Angeles on charges he gave drugs and had sex with a 13-year-old girl he was photographing for Vogue. Eleven months later, having pled guilty to one count, he fled to Europe bef...

Joy of Sex (1984) 3.7

Joy of Sex (1984)

Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies. Meanwhile, hormone-crazed Alan Holt pursues some sex for himself, with predictable results...

Old Boyfriends (1979) 5.5

Old Boyfriends (1979)

When her marriage falls apart, a psychiatrist seeks out those of her former boyfriends who left the biggest impact on her life, mostly in a bad way.::Anonymous...

Francesco (1989) 6.4

Francesco (1989)

The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away fro...

The 24 Hour Woman (1999) 5.4

The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.::Anonymous...

Kakera: A Piece of Our Life (2009) 6.3

Kakera: A Piece of Our Life (2009)

The story of the relationship between a college student whose relationship with her boyfriend is going nowhere and a bisexual medical artist who makes prosthetic body parts.::Anonymous...

Suburban Wildlife (2019) 6.7

Suburban Wildlife (2019)

Long-time friends Louise, Nina and Alice celebrate their recent graduation with hectic partying, joined by their friend Kane who is the only friend not to attend university. Louise's imminent departure for London adds to...

Song (2014) 6.9

Song (2014)

'Song' is a story of the last Finnish rune singer and his pupil, and the comforting power of singing. Jussi Huovinen, 89, is the only inhabitant of his remote home village in northern Finland, right next to the Russian b...