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🚺SOME GIRLS💖
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A playlist homage for all of my sisters. Includes films, docs and biopics about some badass bitches…

And A Salute To Women Directors


Creator: Merrigan Able
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Movie: Alison ( 2016 )
Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.
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TV Show: Allen v. Farrow ( 2021 )
Allen v. Farrow goes behind decades of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one of Hollywood's most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then seven-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody trial, the revelation of Allen's relationship with Farrow's daughter, Soon-Yi; and the controversial aftermath in the years that followed. Once celebrated for their on and off-screen partnership, Farrow and Allen's lives were irrevocably fractured and their sprawling family torn apart with the public disclosure of the abuse allegations and the vitriolic disputes that followed.
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Movie: Nomadland ( 2021 )
After losing everything in the Great Recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
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Movie: Ammonite ( 2020 )
1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
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Movie: The Lovely Bones ( 2009 )
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
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Movie: The Silence of the Lambs ( 1991 )
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
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Movie: The Impossible ( 2012 )
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
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Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ( 2011 )
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
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Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ( 2009 )
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
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Movie: Blindness ( 2008 )
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness.
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Movie: Steel Magnolias ( 1989 )
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.
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Movie: Out of the Ashes ( 2003 )
Based on a true story, this heart-wrenching film follows the journey of Gisella Perl (Christine Lahti), a Jewish-Hungarian doctor who manages to survive Auschwitz. Decades later, she's applying for U.S. citizenship when she becomes accused of colluding with the Nazis. Her judge and jury are three INS investigators (played by Bruce Davison, Richard Crenna and Beau Bridges) who must decide her fate
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Movie: The Assistant ( 2020 )
A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.
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Movie: What Happened, Miss Simone? ( 2015 )
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
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Movie: The Brave One ( 2007 )
Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City.
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Movie: The World to Come ( 2021 )
Somewhere along the mid-19th century American East Coast frontier, two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, witnessed by a splendid yet testing landscape, challenging them both physically and psychologically.
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Movie: Anatomy of Hell ( 2004 )
A woman employs a gay man to spend four nights at her house to watch her when she's "unwatchable".
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Movie: Plaster Caster ( 2001 )
An intimate documentary portrait of the legendary artist and groupie Cynthia Plaster Caster, famous for plaster casting the erect penises of rock stars.
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Movie: Georgia O'Keeffe ( 2009 )
Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
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Movie: Paradise Road ( 1997 )
A group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II use music as relieve their misery.
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TV Show: Victoria ( 2016 )
Victoria comes to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne's public image and become ‘grandmother of Europe'. The first series of Victoria, will tell the story of the first years of the reign, beginning with the moment of the Queen's accession in 1837, following her first faltering steps from capricious, hormonal teenager with a weak grasp on her duties and responsibilities to her marriage to Albert. The show is a saga of interlocking circles – the circuits of power in Buckingham Palace and Westminster, the intermarrying royal houses of Europe and the scandals of the below-stairs palace staff. At the centre stands the new Queen – a spirited, passionate woman who must, somehow, become an enduring icon of stability and strength.
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Movie: Dangerous Beauty ( 1998 )
A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
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Movie: Gypsy ( 1962 )
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
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Movie: Judy ( 2019 )
Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
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Movie: Maya Dardel ( 2017 )
A famous writer announces that she intends to end her life and male writers may compete to become executor of her estate. Men drive up the mountain and are challenged intellectually and erotically, until one discovers Maya's end game.
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Movie: August: Osage County ( 2013 )
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
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Movie: Big Driver ( 2014 )
A famous mystery writer sets out for revenge after a brutal attack.
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Movie: A Good Marriage ( 2014 )
After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
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Movie: Jane Fonda in Five Acts ( 2018 )
A look at the life, work, activism and controversies of actress and fitness tycoon, Jane Fonda.
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Movie: Searching for Debra Winger ( 2002 )
Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.
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Movie: Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind ( 2020 )
Exploring Natalie Wood's life and career through the unique perspective of her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, and others who knew her best.
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Movie: Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal ( 2018 )
Hollywood media mogul Harvey Weinstein becomes a catalyst for the MeToo Movement. Contains testimonials from those who knew him well such as Hillary Clinton, Emma Thompson, Heather Kerr, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Uma Thurman and more!
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Movie: Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project ( 2011 )
An uncensored look at the life and work of film producer Harvey Weinstein.
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Movie: Bill Cosby: Fall of an American Icon ( 2017 )
The story of how one of American television's brightest and wealthiest stars finally came to face a criminal trial for sexual assault a decade after the accusations were first made.
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Movie: BILL COSBY: A Voice of Reason ( 2015 )
Made in mid to late December 2014, this 85 minute documentary takes a critical look at the allegations against veteran comedian Bill Cosby by more than two dozen women. The number of Cosby ...
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Movie: The Reckoning: Hollywood's Worst Kept Secret ( 2018 )
Powerful, personal and uncensored, The Reckoning explores the most explosive scandal in pop culture's history: sexual misconduct in Hollywood.
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Movie: Untouchable ( 2019 )
A look at the rise and fall of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein featuring interviews with former colleagues and those who accused him of sexual misconduct.
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Movie: Served: Harvey Weinstein ( 2020 )
Justice is SERVED. Disgraced media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual criminal acts. Witness the rise and fall of one of Hollywood's most powerful men.
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Movie: Half the Picture ( 2018 )
HALF THE PICTURE is a documentary about the dismal number of women directors working in Hollywood, using the current EEOC investigation into discriminatory hiring practices as a framework to talk to successful women directors about their career paths, struggles, inspiration and hopes for the future.
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Movie: Real Women Have Curves ( 2002 )
This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college. Torn between her mainstream ambitions and her cultural heritage she agrees to work with her mother at her sister's downtown LA sewing factory. Over the summer she learns to admire the hardworking team of women who teach her solidarity and teamwork. Still at odds with what her mother expects of her, Ana realizes that leaving home to continue her education is essential to finding her place proudly in the world as an American and Chicana.
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Movie: This Changes Everything ( 2019 )
An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.
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TV Show: Women Make Film ( 2020 )
This epic, five years in the making, is made up of 14 episodes narrated by Tilda Swinton, Jane Fonda, Adjoa Andoh, Sharmila Tagore, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton and Debra Winger. Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema follows in the footsteps of Mark Cousins' The Story of Film: An Odyssey, to give us a guided tour of the art and craft of the movies. Using almost a thousand film extracts from thirteen decades and five continents, Cousins asks how films are made, shot and edited; how stories are shaped and how movies depict life, love, politics, humour and death, all through the compelling lens of some of the world's greatest directors – all of them women.
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Movie: What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael ( 2019 )
A portrait of the work and life of controversial film critic Pauline Kael, and her battle to achieve success and influence in the 20th century movie business.
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Movie: Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus ( 2006 )
Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century.
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Movie: Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus ( 1972 )
The work of photographer Diane Arbus as explained by her daughter, friends, critics, and in her own words as recorded in her journals. Illustrated with many of her photographs. Mary Clare Costello, narrator Themes: Arbus' quirky go-it-alone approach. Her attraction to the bizarre, people on the fringes of society: sexual deviants, odd types, the extremes, styles in questionable taste, poses and situations that inspire irony or wonder. Where most people would look away she photographed.
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Movie: Irina Palm ( 2007 )
Maggie, a 60-year-old widow, desperately needs some money to pay for a medical treatment for her ill grandson, Olly. After one attempt at trying to find a job, she finds herself roaming the streets of London Soho. Her eye is caught by a small poster in the window of a shop called "Sexy World" which reads: "Hostess wanted". Too desperate and lost to realize what she does she enters. Micky, the owner, is embarrassed at first, but intrigued by Maggie, he decides to have fun and offers her the job. Her colleague, Luisa, shows her how to give a hand-job through hole in a wall (glory hole) and after the first hesitation, she quickly develops good skills. She uses Irina Palm as her stage name. However, she keeps her work secret from friends and family, which leads to uncomfortable situations. She, who applies herself in order to keep her job, fascinates Mickey.
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TV Show: Elizabeth: Our Queen ( 2018 )
Documentary series using interviews with those close to her to paint a personal picture of HM the Queen.
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Movie: A Royal Night Out ( 2015 )
On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance.
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Movie: Elizabeth ( 1998 )
The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
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Movie: Elizabeth: The Golden Age ( 2007 )
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.
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TV Show: Mrs. America ( 2020 )
Mrs. America tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.
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Movie: The Glorias ( 2020 )
The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.
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Movie: On the Basis of Sex ( 2018 )
The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.
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Movie: RBG ( 2018 )
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
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Movie: Suffragette ( 2015 )
In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
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Movie: Iron Jawed Angels ( 2004 )
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
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Movie: Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley ( 2018 )
An overview of the events of the Suffragette Movement for Votes For Women. It follows the individual women who were part of the movement and uses dramatised testimony to tell their stories at key points of their dangerous campaign.
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Movie: Miss Potter ( 2007 )
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
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Movie: Sylvia ( 2003 )
Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
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Movie: The Hours ( 2003 )
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
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Movie: Mrs Dalloway ( 1997 )
In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's (Vanessa Redgrave's) well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known thirty-three years earlier.
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Movie: Frida ( 2002 )
A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.
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Movie: Big Eyes ( 2014 )
A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
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Movie: Radioactive ( 2020 )
A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Polish scientist) and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.
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Movie: Within the Whirlwind ( 2010 )
During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.
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Movie: The Accused ( 1988 )
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
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Movie: Little Women ( 1994 )
The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.
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Movie: The Devil Wears Prada ( 2006 )
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
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Movie: Becoming Jane ( 2007 )
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
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Movie: The Young Victoria ( 2009 )
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.
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Movie: Mrs Brown ( 1997 )
When Queen Victoria's husband dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. Brown, but their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil.
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Movie: Victoria & Abdul ( 2017 )
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
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Movie: Rachel Getting Married ( 2008 )
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
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Movie: Margot at the Wedding ( 2007 )
Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.
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Movie: Ladies in Lavender ( 2004 )
Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.
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Movie: Widows' Peak ( 1994 )
Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents are all curious about their new neighbor, but no one can seem to get much information about her, including queen bee Mrs. DC, whose son is busy wooing Edwina. Miss O'Hare and Edwina have an immediate dislike for each other, however, and soon some accidental encounters begin to look like Edwina is trying to ruin her new rival. The problems escalate and the town is in an uproar, but they get no closer to solving the mystery of the newcomer.
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Movie: Iris ( 2002 )
True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
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Movie: Tea with the Dames ( 2018 )
Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.
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Movie: Red Joan ( 2019 )
The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
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Movie: Philomena ( 2013 )
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
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Movie: Woman in Gold ( 2015 )
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
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Movie: Calendar Girls ( 2003 )
A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.
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Movie: The Good Liar ( 2019 )
Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
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Movie: The Wife ( 2018 )
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm to see her husband receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Movie: Fried Green Tomatoes ( 1992 )
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.
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Movie: Girl, Interrupted ( 2000 )
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.
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Movie: Mermaids ( 1990 )
An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.
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Movie: Silkwood ( 1984 )
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
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Movie: The Whistleblower ( 2011 )
A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.
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Movie: Erin Brockovich ( 2000 )
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
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Movie: Carrington ( 1995 )
The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century.
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Movie: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women ( 2017 )
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
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Movie: Mystic Pizza ( 1988 )
Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in the Connecticut town of Mystic.
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Movie: Karla ( 2006 )
Based on real events, Paul Bernardo and his wife, Karla Homolka, kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls.
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Movie: Rose West and Myra Hindley - The Untold Story ( 2020 )
The extraordinary story of how the two most notorious women in British crime, the unscrupulous and brutal serial killers, Rose West and Myra Hindley, became friends and lovers in HM Prison Durham.
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Movie: Longford ( 2006 )
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
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TV Show: Appropriate Adult ( 2011 )
Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.
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Movie: Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer ( 1994 )
1992, Florida, USA. Aileen Wuornos is claimed to be the world's first female serial killer.
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Movie: Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer ( 2003 )
This documentary looks at Aileen Wuornos convicted of killing 7 men while working as a prostitute in Florida. This is actually the second Wuornos documentary made by this group the first being Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1992). With her execution now on the horizon Nick Broomfield returns to Florida to complete the story. Her argument has always been that the killings were in self-defense but she eventually pleaded no contest or guilty to most of the murders. Broomfield was able to film several interviews which reveals her state of mind and puts into question her mental competence.
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