Movies like Doctor Francoise Gailland

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Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976)
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Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976)
Original name: Docteur Françoise Gailland
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to find the time to spend with her lover, Daniel Letessier. While her life in such disarray, she learns that she has cancer. Françoise tries to put a brave face on it, and is determined to face the life-threatening disease with courage.
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, medicine, cancer, doctor, pregnant teenager, dysfunctional family, fear of death, doctors, mother, hospital, family relations, sailboat, cancer patient, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, bourgeoisie, husband wife relationship, family reunited, extramarital affair, lung cancer, doctor patient relationship, medical examination, absent mother, pregnant daughter, mother son relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france

Most similar movies to Doctor Francoise Gailland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, love and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Doctor Francoise Gailland: Life Goes On (1981), Malady of Love (1987), The Wash (1988), Ardor (2002), Hope (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Life Goes On (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jeanne, mother of two children, loses her husband. She meets Pierre, abandoned by his wife.
Plot: heart attack, ex husband ex wife relationship, old man, precociousness, single parent, department store, death of husband, jewish, employer employee relationship, love, husband wife relationship, boy ...
Place: paris france, france
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95%
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Malady of Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Two physicians, one old and one young, fall in love with the same woman, Juliette, a quixotic hairdresser. First, she is with Raoul, the older one; then passion for Clément, the younger doctor, takes over. Raoul fights back, playing on ...
Plot: hairdresser, doctor, cancer, illness, male nudity, pubic hair
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67%
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The Wash (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mako is a neglectful husband. Not the most loving man. His wife gradually encounters a widower who is a kind, gentle figure. She eventually makes the transition to leave her husband and go to this fellow.
Plot: family relations, east asian lead, dysfunctional family, morality, racism, father daughter relationship, wife leaves husband, mother daughter relationship, conservative, widower, unhappy wife, racist ...
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46%
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Ardor (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In revenge for her husband's infidelity, a young beautiful housewife, Mi-heun, starts an affair with an attractive young doctor, In-gyu. Despite her husband's efforts to regain her love and the disapproval by the conservative little town, ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, erotic
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, domestic violence, divorce, erotica, infidelity, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, love, adulterous husband, marital infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hope (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A couple with a large blended family has grown apart. When the wife is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, their life breaks down and exposes neglected love.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing, ambiguous ending
Plot: lung cancer, family relations, terminal illness, cancer, husband wife relationship, hopes, unsupportive spouse, male female relationship, fighting illness, life is a bitch, relationship problems, family ...
Place: scandinavia, norway, oslo norway, eastern europe
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44%
I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the beautiful family home, at the end of the summer, Monique celebrates her 70th birthday, surrounded by her 4 children, all of whom have come for the occasion. There is Jean-Pierre, the elder, who took on the role of head of the family after the ...
Plot: artist, birthday, family relations, cancer, publisher, poem, hospital, loss of brother, dancing, rainstorm, christmas, masturbation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, sincere, erotic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sex, forbidden love, passion, lady, erotica, female nudity, sexual relations, dysfunctional marriage, sensuality, class differences ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: sexy, psychological, affectionate, poignant, allegory ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, cuckold, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy, love triangle, bittersweet, glbt, transsexual, childhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, argentina, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Graduate First (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends, coming to the end of their school years, fill their days with sex, drugs and rock'n'roll.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, high school, final exam, employment, on the run, youth, love and romance, society, couples, power relations, friends, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, flanders
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38%
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: lgbtq, cancer, love, gender, death, brain tumor, hospital, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, honeymoon, wedding, desire for fame ...
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38%
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Sky (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman embarks on a journey alone across the United States after fleeing from her violent husband.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: presumed dead, husband wife relationship, questioned by police, vacation, breakup, flash forward, motorcycle accident, little boy, police station, frenchman, french, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Martha... Martha (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having received a frosty reception when visiting her parents, Martha drags her husband Reymond and infant daughter Lise to Spain, to renew her acquaintance with her estranged sister Marie. After a quarrel, Marthe and her family return to France, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: family relations, family reunited, dysfunctional family, depression, mother child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, children, visit, female nudity, twins ...
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36%
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The Slap (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Parisian teacher (Lino Ventura) loses his cool when his teenage daughter tells him she plans to drop out of school and move in with her boyfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, student, 18 year old, coming of age, love and romance, romance, youth, family relations, social relations, teenage life, parents and children, accident ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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34%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, breakup, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mammoth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the ...
Style: thought provoking, depressing, melancholic, sincere, affectionate ...
Plot: doctors, loneliness, life philosophy, moral dilemma, family problems, maid, parents and children, corporate world, husband wife relationship, rich and poor, social differences, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: thailand, new york, new jersey, the philippines, usa ...
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34%
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L'Amour Fou (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 252 min.
Story: L'Amour Fou follows the dissolution of the marriage between Claire, an actress (played by Bulle Ogier), and Sebastien, her director (Jean-Pierre Kalfon).
Plot: love, filmmaking, theatre group, television crew, improv, sex, hippie, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, dysfunctional marriage, theater ...
Place: paris france
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33%
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Close-Ups (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: 37-year-old Marta gets married and wants to have a baby. But her toxic relationship with overbearing mother complicates her life in many ways.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: mother in law son in law relationship, mother daughter relationship, overprotective mother, absent father, marital argument, domineering mother, husband wife relationship, sculptor, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, jealousy, desperation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Summer Games (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, family relations, resort, parents and children, father son relationship, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Ordinary Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis.
Style: touching, sentimental, philosophical, rough, captivating ...
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, hospital, family relations, romance, couples, family, life philosophy, love and romance, lung cancer, destiny, illness ...
Time: future
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31%
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36 fillette (1988)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild streak and she's testing her powers ...
Style: erotic, sexy, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, lolita, virgin, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, teasing, teenage girl, seduction, hitchhiking, sex, brother sister relationship, boredom ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, south of france, europe, paris france
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31%
There Lived a Doctor (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young doctor Nikolai Alexandrovich Zaostrovtsev, a fourth generation medical professional, found himself in the Gladuny village directly after the Institute. Neither he himself, nor his father, a town surgeon, expected that he would linger long ...
Plot: doctor, patient, hospital, teacher, village, winter, husband, wife
Place: ussr
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31%
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Maya (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, UK, India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A frustrated housewife whose marriage to an average man does not meet her expectations enters into an affair with a younger man. Of course, there are no easy escapes from reality.
Plot: extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, materialism, dysfunctional marriage, bored housewife, adultery, infidelity, marriage, doctor, sex scene, scandal, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: melancholic, sexy, realistic, intense, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, maid, family relations, literature, village, family life, village life, life is a bitch, tragic hero, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1850s, 70s ...
Place: normandy, france, london, europe, switzerland
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31%
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Boomerang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antoine Rey looks for a special gift for his sister Melanie on her 40th birthday. He decides to surprise her with a trip to the French Island of Noirmoutier, where they spent many summers as children until their mother's death. On the drive ...
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, secret, family secret, past, christmas present, family relations, confronting the past, childhood memory, car accident, lesbian romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
It Rains in My Village (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bizarre and tragic love story involving swineherd, village fool, teacher and an agricultural pilot. The story unfolds in a remote village in the communist ruled Yugoslavia at the down of Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gypsy, village, social relations, couples, family relations, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, clergy, society, love and romance, small town life, village life ...
Time: 60s
Place: eastern europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: art house, romantic, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, sex, loss of virginity, infidelity, masturbation, sister sister relationship, relationships, love, platonic, family relations, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, pre world war one, turn of the century
Place: normandy, paris france, europe, france, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Style: sexy, grotesque
Plot: erotica, girl, perversion, fetish, island, isolation, female nudity, sex, dog, love, boat, sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, sentimental, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, aids, friendship, opera singer, moral dilemma, gay teenager, sexual promiscuity, love and romance, siblings relations, gender, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: paris france, munich germany, marseille, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Independence Day (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring coffee and grilling hamburgers. Mary Ann's ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: marital abuse, waitress, dream, food, alien contact, family relations, small town, hopes, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Such Is Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment by her landlord - who is also her husband's new ...
Style: touching, melancholic, suspense, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, revenge, husband wife relationship, betrayal, adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, tragedy, family relations, father son relationship, abandoned by father, begging ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%