My favourite films by Female Directorsby lucieleythecheetah | created - 18 Apr 2015 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
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1. The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Family
When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind.
Votes: 5,848 | Gross: $1.74M
2. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 761,170 | Gross: $141.32M
3. Ginger & Rosa (2012)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.
Votes: 9,849 | Gross: $1.01M
4. Ruby Sparks (2012)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
Votes: 92,216 | Gross: $2.54M
6. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don't recognize.
Votes: 37,978 | Gross: $1.17M
7. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Votes: 78,895 | Gross: $5.84M
8. Eden (II) (2014)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Paul, a teenager in the underground scene of early-nineties Paris, forms a DJ collective with his friends and together they plunge into the nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.
9. Gruber geht (2015)
92 min | Drama
Fast sex, expensive cars, designer apartment with a view over Vienna. John Gruber is an advertising professional and despises everything, including his sister. But suddenly he receives diagnosis cancer.
10. Oh Yeah, She Performs! (2012)
G | 90 min | Documentary
"Oh Yeah, She Performs!" is about four extraordinary women pursuing the same dream: composing, producing and living from their own music - without compromising their ideals. A film about ... See full summary »
11. Tomboy (2011)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children.
Votes: 15,891 | Gross: $0.13M
13. 52 Tuesdays (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.
14. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
Votes: 127,230 | Gross: $1.74M
15. The Tournament (2015)
83 min | Drama, Sport
Budapest International Chess Tournament. The most likely winner: Cal Fournier (22), French champion, immature genius, socially awkward, compulsive player. But this time, an unusual 9-... See full summary »
16. Breathe (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
Charlie is an average French suburban teenager, but when she becomes fast friends with Sarah, the rebellious new girl at school, she discovers there's nothing average about how she feels.
Votes: 6,275 | Gross: $0.04M
17. All of a Sudden (2016)
112 min | Drama
Karsten apparently has it settled. However, in this provincial German town, a moment of weakness turns to disaster, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.
21. Water Lilies (2007)
85 min | Drama, Romance
After meeting at a local pool over their summer break, a love triangle forms between three adolescent girls, which proves difficult to sustain as they each desire the love of another.
Votes: 8,142 | Gross: $0.08M
22. The Dancer (2016)
Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Loïe Fuller was the toast of the Folies Bergères at the turn of the 20th century and an inspiration for Toulouse-Lautrec and the Lumière Brothers. The film revolves around her complicated relationship with protégé and rival Isadora Duncan.
24. The Dreamed Path (2016)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
A young German couple find their relationship tested after his mother suffers an accident. Thirty years later, a middle-aged actress splits with her anthropologist husband. Soon, these two couples' paths cross in unexpected ways.
26. Tower. A Bright Day. (2017)
106 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Mula lives with her family in the country. Just before her daughter's First Holy Communion, Mula's long lost sister pays them a visit. The family believes in reconciliation, but Mula has her reasons to feel afraid of Kaja.