Tag: title-written-by-female

A Way of Life (2004) 6.4

A Way of Life (2004)

At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) across the street becomes target t...

Nomadland (2020) 7.8

Nomadland (2020)

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature...

What Happens in Vegas (2008) 6.1

What Happens in Vegas (2008)

Set in Sin City, story revolves around two people who discover they've gotten married following a night of debauchery, with one of them winning a huge jackpot after playing the other's quarter. Unhappy pair try to underm...

Good Dick (2008) 6.4

Good Dick (2008)

They're in their 20s. He works in a video store; he's eager, chatty, sleeps in his car. She rents adult films, looks disheveled, rarely speaks. He chats her up, she brushes him off. He takes her address from store record...

Redneck Roots (2011) 6.7

Redneck Roots (2011)

Crystalynn had escaped her redneck roots until her sister's high school graduation calls her home. She hides the truth, lies and leaves the big city and her jealous boyfriend Ben behind, or so she thinks. Ben pursues her...

The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) 6.8

The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

Explores Austen's adage that general incivility is at love's essence. Sylvia's husband dumps her for another woman, so Bernadette and Jocelyn organize a book club to distract her. They recruit Sylvia's daughter Allegra; ...

On the Rocks (2020) 7

On the Rocks (2020)

A young mother reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York....

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 ...

Ride Your Wave (2019) 6.8

Ride Your Wave (2019)

A surfer and firefighter meet and fall in love....

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...

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...

Ben and Kate s1 e10 The Trip 7.3

Ben and Kate s1 e10 The Trip

Ben desperately searches an excuse to criticize Will, as any lover Kate ever had or rich heir, but can't find any fault. Will wants to take her on a country lodge trip and counters Ben's objections and family camping alt...

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance-1993 8

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance-1993

This film documents the 1990 crisis when Native Americans of the Mohawk Nation blocked access to reserve land which was being appropriated against their will by the White community of Oka, Quebec, Canada. What this film ...

Detroit Unleaded-2012 6.3

Detroit Unleaded-2012

A fresh take on boy-meets-girl comedy set in Detroit. Sami runs his immigrant family's gas station with his cousin Mike, a charismatic hustler with dreams of expanding into an unleaded empire. More than just a pit stop f...

The Whistleblower-2019 5.5

The Whistleblower-2019

Following a fatal accident, a Chinese expatriate working for a mining company in Australia discovers that new technology developed by the company may be a health risk, and investigates a web of conspiracies in his search...

Queen & Slim-2019 7.1

Queen & Slim-2019

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled...

We Go Way Back-2006 5.6

We Go Way Back-2006

A tragic-comic tale with surrealistic tendencies about a lost 23-year-old who is haunted by her disappointed 13-year-old self.::Anonymous...

The Off Hours-2011 5.9

The Off Hours-2011

You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are sp...

Bob and the Monster-2011 7.6

Bob and the Monster-2011

Six years in the making, this documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and controversial...

Humpday-2009 6

Humpday-2009

When Andrew unexpectedly shows up on Ben's doorstep late one night, the two old college friends immediately fall into their old dynamic of heterosexual one-upmanship. To save Ben from domestication, Andrew invites Ben to...

Tigers Are Not Afraid-2017 7.1

Tigers Are Not Afraid-2017

Estrella is 10 years old and has 3 wishes: The first one, that her missing mother comes back and it happens. Her mother returns but she is dead and follows Estrella everywhere. Petrified, Estrella tries to escape from he...

Where Hands Touch-2018 5.8

Where Hands Touch-2018

Germany 1944: 15-year old Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), daughter of a white German mother and a black father, lives in fear due to the color of her skin. When she meets Lutz (George MacKay), the son of a prominent SS officer...

Lu over the Wall-2017 6.8

Lu over the Wall-2017

New kid Kai is talented but adrift, spending his days sulking and isolated in a small fishing village after his family moves from Tokyo. When he demonstrates a proficiency at making music on his synthesizer, his classmat...

Bitch-2017 5

Bitch-2017

The provocative tale of a woman (Marianna Palka) who snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband (Jason Ritter) is forced to become reacquainted with hi...

Cabaret of the Dead-2017 2.7

Cabaret of the Dead-2017

Pin-up vixens vs. bloodthirsty zombies, set in post-apocalyptic Hollywood.::Staci Layne Wilson...

Persepolis-2007 8

Persepolis-2007

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Satrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows ...

Sadie-2018 5.8

Sadie-2018

SADIE is the story of a girl who will stop at nothing to preserve her father's place on the home front. Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) is the daughter of a soldier and models herself after his military example. When her mo...

Touchy Feely-2013 5.3

Touchy Feely-2013

A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his ...

Cadillac Records-2008 7

Cadillac Records-2008

In this tale of sex, violence, race, and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, "Cadillac Records" follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Wal...

Austenland-2013 6.3

Austenland-2013

Austenland is a romantic comedy about 30-something, single Jane Hayes, a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with Mr. Darcy-as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice-is r...

Laggies-2014 6.4

Laggies-2014

Megan's approaching 30 with a good degree and a boyfriend in hand, but when he proposes at her friend's wedding and everyone seems to think that the best way to advance in her career is to take a seminar where you find o...

Guns for Hire-2015 5.6

Guns for Hire-2015

Beatle is a quirky loner who refuses to live by society's rules. Her business cards read "Towing/Assassination," and she even has a hit man infomercial to go along with it. Her only human contact is with her psychiatrist...

Miss You Already-2015 6.8

Miss You Already-2015

Milly and Jess have been best friends forever. They've shared everything since they were kids - secrets, clothes, laughs, substances, boyfriends... now they are trying to be grown-ups. Milly has a high-flying job and liv...

October Gale-2014 5.2

October Gale-2014

A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.::Anonym...

The Darkest Minds-2018 5.7

The Darkest Minds-2018

After a disease killed 98% of children and young people in the United States, the 2% who managed to survive have developed superpowers, but have been locked in internment camps after being declared a threat. 16-year-old,...

Belle-2013 7.4

Belle-2013

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his w...

Stupid Young Heart-2018 6.3

Stupid Young Heart-2018

An edgy, warm, and raw drama about suburban teenagers who unexpectedly have to deal with grown up problems of pregnancy, while extreme right ideas begin to encroach on their multicultural neighbourhood. STUPID YOUNG HEAR...