Top 10 awesome movies like Lumière d'été that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Lumière d'été 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 Jean Grémillon, Madeleine Renaud and Pierre Brasseur . Here goes the list -

  1. The Shanghai Drama
  2. The Wild Child
  3. Monsignor
  4. Hatred
  5. La fin du jour
  6. Love, Math and Sex
  7. Stromboli, terra di Dio
  8. Mother of Mine
  9. Muriel, or the Time of Return
  10. La Chienne
  1. The Shanghai Drama

    The Shanghai Drama

    A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has been forced by her former lover Ivan to work for a secret criminal organization, "The Black Dragon". Vera, who studies in a Hong Kong boarding-school, knows nothing about her mother's past. When Ivan, who is also Vera's father, resurfaces and blackmails Kay, the young woman is determined to fight back...

    This movie, created by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Christl Mardayn and Louis Jouvet, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Wild Child

    The Wild Child

    In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.

    This movie, created by François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol and François Truffaut, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Monsignor

    Monsignor

    Louis Mennechain is a modest locksmith. So imagine his amazement when Professor Piétrefond approaches him and tells him he recognizes in him a descendant of the kings of France, more precisely of Louis XVII (the king who never reigned). According to him he is none other than the monarch's great grandson. Louis's life is soon turned upside down as he becomes the center of attention of a group of ardent royalists. Even a duchess "gives" him her love to make sure that he accepts his role as pretender to the throne...

    This movie, created by Roger Richebé, Fernand Ledoux and Bernard Blier, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Hatred

    Hatred

    Justin Mollenard is a sailor and arms smuggler who does not support the hypocrisy of society. He has a wife in Dunkirk who reproaches him the fact of having neglected the family for many years.

    This movie, created by Robert Siodmak, Harry Baur and Albert Préjean, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. La fin du jour

    La fin du jour

    Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of love affairs. Passions come back, and jealousies... A bitter film about aging, failure and the entertainment.

    This movie, created by Julien Duvivier, Victor Francen and Michel Simon, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Love, Math and Sex

    Love, Math and Sex

    Sabine, an adolescent girl with a gift for mathematics becomes involved with Jiri, a 40-something man-of-the-theatre from Prague. The story of their relationship and the gradual transformation of Sabine's life as a result of it.

    This movie, created by Charlotte Silvera, Julie Delarme and Georges Corraface, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. 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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  8. Mother of Mine

    Mother of Mine

    A sincere working-class 13-year old in France is adopted by a well-meaning philanthropic millionairess from America -- who promises his doting mother that the boy will have the finest education -- but things are not so simple.

    This movie, created by Jacques Feyder, Jean Forest and Rolla Norman, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Muriel, or the Time of Return

    Muriel, or the Time of Return

    In the seaside town of Boulogne, no one seems to be able to cope with their past, least of all Hélène, an antique furniture saleswoman, her stepson Bernard, and her former lover Alphonse.

    This movie, created by Alain Resnais, Delphine Seyrig and Jean-Pierre Kérien, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  10. La Chienne

    La Chienne

    A woman and her pimp exploit a painter for money.

    This movie, created by Jean Renoir, Michel Simon and Janie Marèse, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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