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, cancer, pregnant teenager, doctor, dysfunctional family, fear of death, doctors, family relations, hospital, cancer patient, mother, sailboat, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, family reunited, doctor patient relationship, bourgeoisie, lung cancer, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, medical examination, absent mother, hospital visit, hospital room, pregnant daughter ...
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, infidelity, couples and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Doctor Francoise Gailland: Life Goes On (1981), Malady of Love (1987), The Wash (1988), Lady Chatterley (2006), Hippocrates (2014). 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, husband wife relationship, old man, jewish, ex husband ex wife relationship, love, employer employee relationship, precociousness, death of husband, department store, boy, single parent ...
Place: paris france
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95%
 5.6
 209
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: doctor, hairdresser, illness, sickness, cancer, male nudity
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78%
 7.3
 75
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, second wife, reconciliation, mother daughter relationship, family drama, father daughter relationship, widower, interracial marriage, racist, intolerance, unhappy wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: telephone call, champagne, death of brother, taking a photograph, masturbation, birthday cake, rainstorm, doctor, christmas tree, dancing, christmas, birthday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: touching, sincere, sexy, romantic, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, lady, infidelity, passion, sexual relations, fall in love, dysfunctional marriage, pianist, paralysis, world war one, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, europe, riviera, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 3K
Hippocrates (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, doctor patient relationship, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, nothing goes right, medicine, doctor, fear of death, father son relationship, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 772
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: touching, sincere, bleak, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, family relations, student, sexual content, friends, couples, power relations, youth, society, love and romance, on the run, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 2K
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: romantic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: abusive husband, presumed dead, frenchman, drunkenness, frenchwoman, questioned by police, police station, husband wife relationship, vacation, motorcycle accident, native american, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: family reunited, family relations, dysfunctional family, depression, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother child relationship, female director, drinking alcohol, visit, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 506
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.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, death, gender, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, hospital, husband and wife, brain tumor, rooftop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: psychological drama, marital argument, domineering mother, husband wife relationship, sculptor, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, mother in law son in law relationship, desperation, jealousy, absent father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, family problems, disintegration, lovers reunited, dishonesty, price of justice, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, sincere, melancholic, depressing, contemplative ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, maid, family problems, moral dilemma, parents and children, corporate world, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, mother, doctors, globalization ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: thailand, new york, the philippines, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, youth, love and romance, social relations, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, medical student, traffic jam ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, love triangle, starting over, breakup, dysfunctional family, working class, love affair, romance, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: theatre group, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, symbolism, theater, telephone call, sex, kissing, singer, tape recorder, theatre director ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: sentimental, sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family problems, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, resort, father son relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sentimental, touching, philosophical, captivating, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, hospital, cancer, love and romance, family, family relations, romance, life philosophy, couples, destiny, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
There Lived a Doctor (1984)
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, hospital, patient, teacher, village, winter, husband, wife
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 935
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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, christmas present, family secret, past, childhood flashback, family relations, secret, childhood memory, confronting the past, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 2K
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: questioning, mental instability, doctor, husband wife relationship, mental disorder, self destructing, interrogation, melancholy, netflix, bored housewife, loneliness, mother in law ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: village, vengeance, alcohol abuse, village life, small town, small town life, social relations, couples, family relations, mentally challenged, clergy, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: suspenseful, touching, suspense, captivating
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, domestic violence, divorce, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, doctor, adultery, female director, relationships, love, infidelity ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: contemplative, realistic, serious, sentimental, talky
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, couple relations, fall in love, destructive relationship, siblings relations, family relations, platonic, couples, sister sister relationship, love letter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, pre world war one, 1900s
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 1K
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: sexual, contemplative, thought provoking, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: lolita, coming of age, family relations, beach, virgin, twentysomething life, society, aging, lifestyle, youth, romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, south of france, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: grotesque
Plot: perversion, s&m, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), pets, pet, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, kiss, blonde, husband wife relationship, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, melancholic, sexy, intense, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, bourgeoisie, maid, life is a bitch, tragic hero, village life, family life, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Goodbye Again (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Stranded by her lover, a 40-ish interior decorator in Paris turns to a U.S. client's playboy son.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, betrayal, infidelity, romance, battle of the sexes, gender, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, psychopath ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 318
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: melancholic, touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Plot: father daughter relationship, revenge, husband wife relationship, tragedy, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, betrayal, adultery, mother daughter relationship, murder, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%