male directed films about women that get it right

film directed by men that are truthful and insightful to the female experience, comment suggestions!

to quote Daria
"The number of men who don't even question their own qualifications to assert what belongs on this list... wow.
And then, the ones who say that maybe they aren't qualified but then offer their opinion on it anyway.
Perfect is an illustration of an aspect of women's experience. Being informed by men what it's like."

films not added:
-midsommar (not on here due to the story behind why it was written. Ari Aster wrote this about an ex-girlfriend who Jack Reyner portrays, even though he is a man. there is rape at the end and the female lead character laughs. she is…

  • Supermarket Woman
  • Imagine Me & You
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Mother
  • La Cérémonie
  • The Stepford Wives
  • Hello, My Name Is Doris
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Terms of Endearment
  • Widows
  • Diane
  • She's Gotta Have It
  • Poetry
  • Maria Full of Grace
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Ida
  • Jackie
  • Princess Cyd
  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • Spirited Away
  • Cluny Brown
  • Holiday
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Gloria
  • Wild
  • Colette
  • Brooklyn
  • Wild Rose
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • 8 Women
  • Mona Lisa Smile
  • Invisible Life
  • Under the Skin
  • Inland Empire
  • Ingrid Goes West
  • House of Tolerance
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • Moana
  • The Shape of Water
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
  • Summer with Monika
  • Rosetta
  • Jane Eyre
  • The Florida Project
  • Ginger Snaps
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Ms .45
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
  • Married to the Mob
  • Three Colors: White
  • The Descent
  • The Invisible Man
  • Practical Magic
  • A Little Princess
  • For Keeps
  • Waiting to Exhale
  • Perfect Blue
  • Heavenly Creatures
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Shirley Valentine
  • The Lodge
  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • Only Yesterday
  • Eat Drink Man Woman