Top 10 awesome movies like Gervaise that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Gervaise and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of René Clément, Maria Schell and François Périer . Here goes the list -

  1. The Comedians
  2. Ruy Blas
  3. End of Desire
  4. The Case of Dr. Laurent
  5. Justice Is Done
  6. Us Two
  7. The Lovers of Verona
  8. Le navire Night
  9. Stromboli, terra di Dio
  10. Jaune le soleil
  1. The Comedians

    The Comedians

    A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

    This movie, created by Peter Glenville, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Fandangonow and Youtube.

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  2. Ruy Blas

    Ruy Blas

    Exiled from the court of Spain, Don Salluste, the chief of police, wants to take revenge on the Queen. One day he meets Ruy Blas, a young student who happens to be a lookalike of Don Cesar, his nephew. Salluste disguises Ruy Blas and presents him as Don Cesar. It doesn't take long before Ruy Blas, intelligent, virtuous and generous as he is becomes popular and the Queen, who has fallen in love with him, appoints him Prime Minister. All seems for the best in the best of worlds but Salluste has not forgotten his revenge, far from that ...

    This movie, created by Pierre Billon, Danielle Darrieux and Jean Marais, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. End of Desire

    End of Desire

    Normandy, second half of the nineteenth century. Jeanne Dandieu lives in a manor house with her parents and their servant Rosalie. She gets to know Julien, a handsome man, whom she soon marries. Her happiness is short-lived as she finds out that not only has Julien married her for her money but he cheats on her as well, with Rosalie to crown it all. The latter gives birth to a baby girl before leaving the house. Six years later, Julien has a new mistress, Gilberte de Fourcheville. Jeanne puts up with this new ordeal bravely. However Gilbert's husband surprises the two lovers in a caravan and, in a rage, hurls them over the edge of a cliff.

    This movie, created by Alexandre Astruc, Maria Schell and Christian Marquand, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Case of Dr. Laurent

    The Case of Dr. Laurent

    A heartfelt plea for painless childbirth in rural France of the fifties.

    This movie, created by Jean-Paul Le Chanois, Jean Gabin and Nicole Courcel, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Justice Is Done

    Justice Is Done

    Known as "Justice Is Done" in 1953 when it was first shown in the USA, it opens with a short briefing in English on the French jury system and then reverts to French with English subtitles. The Marshal summons the jury and an insight is given into the background of the seven jurors who are to decide on the guilt of the accused, a sick man's mistress on trail for his mercy killing. The trial appears to be not presented to prove her innocence or guilt, but rather to let the court (film) philosophize on the moral acceptability of euthanasia.

    This movie, created by André Cayatte, Michel Auclair and Antoine Balpêtré, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Us Two

    Us Two

    Simon Lacassaine a thief with cultural attachments has just broken out of jail. Through circumstances, he falls in with upmarket hooker Deneuve, also on the constabulary's wanted list, and between them they spend the better part of the movie evading both the Gendarmes and US Authorities.

    This movie, created by Claude Lelouch, Catherine Deneuve and Jacques Dutronc, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. The Lovers of Verona

    The Lovers of Verona

    Angelo, a glass-blower from Murano, and Georgia Maglia, the pretty daughter of a fallen fascist magistrate, are chosen to be the stand-ins for the stars of a film version of "Romeo and Juliet" being shot on location in Venice and Verona. It is not long before they fall in love and their romance parallels that of Shakespeare's timeless heroes. Indeed their union is threatened by the schemings of Raffaele, the Maglia family's dubious tout...

    This movie, created by André Cayatte, Serge Reggiani and Anouk Aimée, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Le navire Night

    Le navire Night

    Each night in Paris, hundreds of men and women anonymously use telephone lines that date from the German Occupation and are no longer listed to talk to each other, to love each other.

    This movie, created by Marguerite Duras, Dominique Sanda and Bulle Ogier, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Stromboli, terra di Dio

    Stromboli, terra di Dio

    Karen, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prisoners camp. But the life in Antonio's village, Stromboli, threatened by the volcano, is a tough one and Karen cannot get used to it.

    This movie, created by Roberto Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman and Mario Vitale, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  10. Jaune le soleil

    Jaune le soleil

    A worker named David, is charged with the killing of a Jew in exchange for dogs owned by the Jew.

    This movie, created by Marguerite Duras, Catherine Sellers and Sami Frey, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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