Top 10 awesome movies like The First Man that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The First Man 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 Gianni Amelio, Michel Crémadès and Jacques Gamblin . Here goes the list -

  1. L'oeuvre au noir
  2. The Outlander
  3. Behind the Walls
  4. My Friend Victoria
  5. One of a Kind
  6. Jamais contente
  7. Paddy
  8. Transit
  9. Maria Chapdelaine
  10. If the Sun Never Returns
  1. L'oeuvre au noir

    L'oeuvre au noir

    In the sixteenth century, Spain occupies Flanders, an Inquisition enforces the faith. Aging writer and philosopher, Zénon Ligre, comes to Bruges using a false name and papers to serve as a physician to the poor, establishing a clinic and steam bath. His methods and opinions are outside the mainstream, but he has the protection and friendship of the local Prior. Zénon, an aristocrat with a degree in canon law, lives humbly. He learns of bacchanals under Masonic signs involving monks and women, and he warns those involved. The Prior is dying, and he urges Zénon to flee to England. Zénon burns his writing. Will he leave or will he face ecclesiastical accusers and, perhaps, the stake?

    This movie, created by André Delvaux, Gian Maria Volontè and Sami Frey, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Outlander

    The Outlander

    A stranger knocks on Didace his door. As he refuses to name himself, he is nicknamed the Survenant. Didace soon realized that this stranger, in addition to being a good worker, is a cheerful fellow who brings life to a house.

    This movie, created by Erik Canuel, Jean-Nicolas Verreault and Anick Lemay, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Behind the Walls

    Behind the Walls

    A young runaway rejects society's condemnation and dares to fulfill his dreams. France, 1930s. 14-year-old orphan Yves Tréguier sees the world through the bars of "educational homes" where he is raised in conditions worthy of a penal colony, and dreams of a dramatic escape across the ocean to New York.

    This movie, created by Christian Faure, Carole Bouquet and François Damiens, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. My Friend Victoria

    My Friend Victoria

    At age eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever.

    This movie, created by Jean-Paul Civeyrac, Guslagie Malanga and Nadia Moussa, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. One of a Kind

    One of a Kind

    Fredi got a raw deal: epileptic fits ,a daughter who sees her parents constantly tearing each other apart,no steady job,people interested in him only when they can use him.

    This movie, created by François Dupeyron, Grégory Gadebois and Céline Sallette, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Jamais contente

    Jamais contente

    Thirteen-year-old girl starts playing in a band while arguing with parents.

    This movie, created by Emilie Deleuze, Léna Magnien and Patricia Mazuy, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Paddy

    Paddy

    This movie, created by Gérard Mordillat, Marc Barbé and Julie Gayet, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Transit

    Transit

    The winter of 1940. Thousands of French, Jewish, Spanish and German anti-fascist refugees try to flee an inhospitable territory. In transit in Marseilles, they run consulates in search of visas. Gerhardt Seidler is one of them. By chance, he finds himself in possession of the visa of a writer, a certain August Weidel, who has since committed suicide.

    This movie, created by René Allio, Sebastian Koch and Claudia Messner, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Maria Chapdelaine

    Maria Chapdelaine

    A young woman, living with her parents and siblings on a remote farm in harsh, picturesque northern Québec, has three suitors: a steady and unimaginative farmer, Eutrope, the Americanized and wealthy Lorenzo, who has sought his fortune in Boston, and François Paradis, a rough and virile logger who captures her heart despite the warnings of her parents and the village priest. For a year, marked by seasonal change in an atmosphere charged with the strangeness of Indians and the demons of the woods, we see Maria at work and prayer, struggling with decisions, choosing to stay in Canada, in love with François, seeking to change his rough behaviors, and dealing with extraordinary loss.

    This movie, created by Gilles Carle, Carole Laure and Nick Mancuso, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. If the Sun Never Returns

    If the Sun Never Returns

    In a mountainside village, where the sun never shines in winter, the old prophet Anzevui announces that, in this year 1937, war will break out and the sun will never shine again. The village is divided into two camps: those who resign themselves to the news, such as Arlettaz who drowns his sorrow in alcohol, and those who keep the torch of hope alight, such as Cyprien who sets out to find the sun. He returns exhausted but a young girl, Isabelle, takes up his struggle, followed by other villagers who have not lost hope. They will greet the rising sun which the dying Anzevui will never see.

    This movie, created by Claude Goretta, Charles Vanel and Philippe Léotard, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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