Top 10 awesome movies like Mandabi that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Mandabi 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 Ousmane Sembene, Makhouredia Gueye and Ynousse NDiaye . Here goes the list -

  1. L'Enfance Nue
  2. Sound and Fury
  3. Marquitta
  4. Miss Europe
  5. The Authentic Trial of Carl Emmanuel Jung
  6. The Seventh Continent
  7. Black Girl
  8. Destroy Yourselves
  9. The Fire Within
  10. Outside Satan
  1. L'Enfance Nue

    L'Enfance Nue

    An anguished foster child takes to mischief and lies as his foster parents do their best to love and care for him. But it might be too little, too late in this emotionally devastating portrayal of the orphaned child.

    This movie, created by Maurice Pialat, Michel Terrazon and Linda Gutenberg, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Sound and Fury

    Sound and Fury

    This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a phantasy world, while his mother is away at work. But then he befriends the violent Jean-Roger, who's from a severely disturbed family, where nobody cares what he's doing. In school Jean-Roger drives their teacher into despair just for fun. To separate the two boys, she starts to stimulate Bruno's interests by giving him extra lessons. When Jean-Roger fears loosing his one and only friend, he becomes even more aggressive.

    This movie, created by Jean-Claude Brisseau, Vincent Gasperitsch and María Luisa García, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Marquitta

    Marquitta

    Street singer Marquitta is Prince Vlasco's mistress. He overlooks her humble origins until an expensive jewelry disappears and she gets blamed. He throws her out. Some time later, Vlasco looses his throne and becomes a beggar. Marquitta finds him, helps him and triggers another fit of anger when she gives him the jewel back. She leaves him, but cannot stay mad at him long and rescues him from an attempted suicide and reveals the thief is actually her father.

    This movie, created by Jean Renoir, Jean Angelo and Marie-Louise Iribe, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Miss Europe

    Miss Europe

    Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for. She finds her jealous lover Andre violently disapproves of such events and tries to withdraw, but it's too late; she's even then being named Miss France. The night Andre planned to propose to her, she's being whisked off to the Miss Europe finals in Spain, where admirers swarm around her. Win or lose, what will the harvest be?

    This movie, created by Augusto Genina, Louise Brooks and Georges Charlia, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. The Authentic Trial of Carl Emmanuel Jung

    The Authentic Trial of Carl Emmanuel Jung

    A fictional war criminal is put on trial.

    This movie, created by Marcel Hanoun, Maurice Poullenot and Ellen Bernsen, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. The Seventh Continent

    The Seventh Continent

    A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister.

    This movie, created by Michael Haneke, Birgit Doll and Dieter Berner, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Black Girl

    Black Girl

    A black girl from Senegal becomes a servant in France.

    This movie, created by Ousmane Sembene, Mbissine Thérèse Diop and Anne-Marie Jelinek, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  8. Destroy Yourselves

    Destroy Yourselves

    "Destroy Yourself" - is a 'primitive' film which breaks all the rules of film-making. It's the first Zanzibar film (and predates the very naming of the movement), an attempt to make a film which defies the rules of production, the production line of commerce.

    This movie, created by Serge Bard, Caroline de Bendern and Juliet Berto, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. The Fire Within

    The Fire Within

    Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good ...

    This movie, created by Louis Malle, Maurice Ronet and Léna Skerla, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Outside Satan

    Outside Satan

    In a village on the French Opal Coast, a drifter engages in a perplexing relationship with a young woman who has suffered abuse.

    This movie, created by Bruno Dumont, David Dewaele and Alexandra Lemâtre, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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