52 Films by Women by massiasmatheus-520-835298 | created - 10 months ago | updated - 3 days ago | Public
List of films directed by women I watched and rewatched this year. Neither short films, nor co-directions (with male directors) were considered, which were the following (original titles):
Taego Ãwa (2016) [Marcela Borela] La telenovela errante (2017) [Valeria Sarmiento] Dal Polo all'Equatore (1987) [Angela Ricci Lucchi] Grzeli nateli dgeebi (2013) [Nana Ekvtimishvili] Die Kinder der Toten (2019) [Kelly Copper] Maria: Não Esqueça Que Eu Venho dos Trópicos (2017) [Elisa Gomes] Trop tôt/Trop tard (1981) [Danièle Huillet] Papusza (2013) [Joanna Kos-Krauze] Die Antigone des Sophokles nach der Hölderlinschen Übertragung für die Bühne bearbeitet von Brecht 1948 (Suhrkamp Verlag) (1992) [Danièle Huillet] Girimunho (2011) [Clarissa Campolina] Indianara (2019) [Aude Chevalier-Beaumel] Sicilia! (1999) [Danièle Huillet] Comment ça va? (1976) [Anne-Marie Miéville] Forman vs. Forman (2019) [Helena Trestíková] Até o Fim (2020) [Glenda Nicácio] El Tango del Viudo y Su Espejo Deformante (2020) [Valeria Sarmiento] Antena da Raça (2020) [Paloma Rocha] L'Île aux oiseaux (2019) [Maya Kosa] Guerra (2020) [Marta Ramos]
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1. I Still Hide to Smoke (2016)
90 min | Drama
Fatima, a strong-minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital. The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for ... See full summary »
3. Manuela Jankovic's War (2014)
92 min | Drama
In the year 1991, Manuela and her grandmother, a Serbian immigrant who flew from the World War II, live together in Mexico. A conflict starts in their homeland, as well as in their private lives.
4. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
R | 122 min | Drama, Romance
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Votes: 56,709 | Gross: $3.76M
7. Goshogaoka (1998)
63 min | Documentary, Sport
This non-narrative film depicts the routines of a girls' basketball team in a junior high school near Tokyo. Shot with a stationary camera, it consists of six ten-minute segments, some of ... See full summary »
11. I Was at Home, But... (2019)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
After a 13-year-old student disappears without a trace for a week and suddenly reappears, his mother and teachers are confronted with existential questions that change their whole view of life.
12. A Couch in New York (1996)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A psychoanalyst in NYC exchanges apartment with a woman in Paris. When his patients show up, they talk to her and then pay. He returns early to NYC and becomes a patient.
13. So Pretty (2019)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
Four queer and trans youth in New York City struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world as their lives curiously merge with the 1980s German novel So Schön by Ronald M. Schernikau.
15. India Song (1975)
120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Anne-Marie Stretter, wife of a French diplomat, lives in 1930s India. She takes many lovers as systems of oppression decay around her.
18. Cassandro, The Exotico! (2018)
73 min | Documentary
After 26 years of spinning dives and flying uppercuts in the ring, Cassandro, the star of the gender-bending cross-dressing Mexican wrestlers known as the Exoticos, is far from retiring. ... See full summary »
Votes: 339 | Gross: $0.01M
103 min | Documentary
Pamela B. Green's energetic film about pioneer filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation.
Votes: 564 | Gross: $0.10M
20. Around the World When You Were My Age (2018)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary
The portrait of a father as seen through the eyes of his daughter by means of a photo album. A travel diary from the 1970s, starting in Japan and around the world. Father and daughter cross... See full summary »
21. Ghostwatch (1992 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The BBC gives over a whole evening to an 'investigation into the supernatural'. Four respected presenters and a camera crew attempt to discover the truth behind 'The most haunted house in ... See full summary »
23. First Cow (2019)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama
A skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. Soon the two collaborate on a successful business.
25. Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama
Wanda ist von Berufs wegen grausam. Ihre Spezialitaet: das Erfinden von Fallen fuer ihre Liebhaber/innen. Gregor, der romantische Schwaermer, wird aus seinem Traum gerissen. Justine, die ... See full summary »
29. A Portuguesa (2018)
Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, History
His home is war. Her home is Portugal. Yet the young, newly married wife of Lord von Ketten is determined to make her husband's family abode, an inhospitable castle on a cliff in northern Italy, into her home.
30. Los silencios (2018)
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama
Nuria, 12, Fabio, 9, and their mother arrive on a small island in the middle of the Amazon, bordering Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They fled the Colombian armed conflict, in which their ... See full summary »
33. A Woman's Revenge (2012)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Roberto is a dandy!An unmoved, inscrutable and thus enigmatic man. He enjoys the aristocratic amusement of astonishment.Women, whom he knows full well in all sorts of styles and races, can ... See full summary »
34. Giraffe (2019)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
A Danish summer: long days turn into blue nights. A tunnel is being built to connect Denmark and Germany. Three people meet and part ways again.
35. Correspondences (2016)
145 min | Biography, Drama, History
The film was inspired by the letters exchanged between two leading Portuguese poets, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen and Jorge de Sena, during the exile of the latter (1957-78). Through ... See full summary »
36. White Riot (2019)
80 min | Documentary, Music
Rock Against Racism was formed in 1976, prompted by Eric Clapton. It blends fresh interviews with archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches.
37. Fragile as the World (2001)
90 min | Drama, Romance
An impossible love. Two young people in love. Vera and John can't find a space nor time, nor identity in this life that can solve this love. Apparently everything is beneficial to them, ... See full summary »
38. Baxter, Vera Baxter (1977)
91 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
In response to a new friend's queries, Vera recounts her life, starting with her no-good husband Jean, who has been using her to keep his failing building business afloat - up to the present affair she's having with Cayre (Depardieu).
39. The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020)
101 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The passing away of their mothers makes Catarina and her own father meet in an emotional place that is different from the one most fathers and daughters know.
40. Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.
Votes: 34,960 | Gross: $3.89M
43. Mayak (2006)
80 min | Drama, War
In the 90s, Lena returns to the home of her grandparents in a tiny, war-torn village in Armenia. Lena begs them to follow her lead and retreat to the safety of Moscow. They are hesitant to ... See full summary »
44. The Cloud in Her Room (2020)
98 min | Drama
Zhao Muzi went back to her hometown Hangzhou for spring festival. Her parents divorced years ago, her mother is dating a foreigner now while her father started a new family and had a new kid.
46. The Whisper of the Jaguar (2018)
80 min | Drama