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March 5th: Elaine May

by Ally the Manic Listmaker
Ranked. 1. Ishtar 2. A New Leaf 3. The Heartbreak Kid 4. Mikey and Nicky Note: March is Women’s History Month and I traditionally focus on watching films directed by women during this time. Every day in March, I’ll post a new topic on a female filmmaker or a related theme. March 5th, we will talk about Elaine May. Here is the link to the post at the forum. Elaine May is very underrated as a director. Her fourth film, Ishtar (1987), was a commercial failure and she never made another film again. She has also acted in 8 films and 2 TV shows, and is listed as a writer on 12 films. Note: If you’re interested, here is a list of… Read more

Ranked.

1. Ishtar
2. A New Leaf
3. The Heartbreak Kid
4. Mikey and Nicky

Note: March is Women’s History Month and I traditionally focus on watching films directed by women during this time. Every day in March, I’ll post a new topic on a female filmmaker or a related theme. March 5th, we will talk about Elaine May. Here is the link to the post at the forum.

Elaine May is very underrated as a director. Her fourth film, Ishtar (1987), was a commercial failure and she never made another film again.

She has also acted in 8 films and 2 TV shows, and is listed as a writer on 12 films.

Note: If you’re interested, here is a list of more films directed by women.

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