Top 10 awesome movies like The Long Absence that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Long Absence 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 Henri Colpi, Alida Valli and Georges Wilson . Here goes the list -

  1. Love Play
  2. Marie, the Doll
  3. Strange Affair
  4. The Conformist
  5. La femme du bout du monde
  6. Therese
  7. Dirty Hands
  8. The Adolescent
  9. La voleuse
  10. Don't Worry, I'm Fine
  1. Love Play

    Love Play

    A young American girl at a French boarding school develops a crush on an egotistical sculptor living next door. One night, driving in a drunken stupor, he runs over and kills a man, and she witnesses it.

    This movie, created by Fabien Collin, Jean Seberg and Christian Marquand, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Marie, the Doll

    Marie, the Doll

    Marie is a 17-year old who was orphaned as a young girl. as a result, she has a tad of arrested development that makes her act much younger than her age. One day she looks in a store window displaying various dolls. Claude the affluent store owner, sees her and becomes infatuated which leads to her and him meeting and deciding to go and take a look at Claude personal doll collection at his house. Marie unaware of Claude unhealthy obsession with dolls, decides to marry him.

    This movie, created by Joël Séria, Jeanne Goupil and André Dussollier, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Strange Affair

    Strange Affair

    Louis Coline assists the head of advertising of a department store in decline. He has little to do, but seems content with his marriage to Nina, his visits to his mother and grandmother, and poker games with friends. When new boss Bernard Malair arrives to turn the store around, Louis fears for his job; but Bernard, with his numbers man Paul and his factotum François, invites Louis into an inner circle of long hours of work, nightclubs, and dinners with an androgynous vamp. Nina objects, but Louis cannot say no to Bernard's demands, no matter how personal. In desperation, Nina leaves Louis, but that drives him further into Bernard's orbit. Can anything break this spell?

    This movie, created by Pierre Granier-Deferre, Michel Piccoli and Gérard Lanvin, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Conformist

    The Conformist

    A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

    This movie, created by Bernardo Bertolucci, Jean-Louis Trintignant and Stefania Sandrelli, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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

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  5. La femme du bout du monde

    La femme du bout du monde

    A criminal ship-owner claims to find radium ore in a lost island in Antarctic Ocean. The ship approaches and the crew find a white woman who lives with her husband with half-insane and his child. She sings Breton songs. All the crew falls in love with her, from where a series of brawls, madness and murders happen. The captain weighs anchor to return peace to his men, however, a young sailor commits suicide of despair.

    This movie, created by Jean Epstein, Charles Vanel and Germaine Rouer, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Therese

    Therese

    After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. At the beginning of her marriage to Bernard, the only respite she found from the stifling provincial life was the company of her sister-in-law Anne. After Anne left, she found herself trapped in a loveless marriage to a boring man, whose only interest was in preserving his family name and property. By accident, Thérèse found that an increase in Bernard's medicine made him very ill.

    This movie, created by Georges Franju, Emmanuelle Riva and Philippe Noiret, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Dirty Hands

    Dirty Hands

    A young intellectual, Hugo, joins the Communist Party out of a sense of idealism, only to see his principles manipulated by party leaders. He is given the assignment of killing Professor Hoederer, a party deviationist. However, he grows to admire the man and begins to have doubts about morals and revolutionary politics. But jealousy - Hugo thinks Hoederer has made love to his wife, Jessica - takes matters out of the political realm.

    This movie, created by Fernand Rivers, Pierre Brasseur and Daniel Gélin, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. The Adolescent

    The Adolescent

    The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by sexual frankness, Marie fancies herself a woman and develops a crush on Alexander, the town's young Jewish doctor. She's despondent when he treats her as if she were a child. After Marie's father abruptly leaves for a few weeks to assist with a relative's harvest, Marie's mother and the doctor disappear into the woods for hours at a time. Marie tries to spy on them. When dad returns, what will the family and the doctor do?

    This movie, created by Jeanne Moreau, Simone Signoret and Francis Huster, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. La voleuse

    La voleuse

    Much to the detriment of his foster dad a middle class woman tries to reclaim her six years old boy she abandoned at birth.

    This movie, created by Jean Chapot, Romy Schneider and Michel Piccoli, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Don't Worry, I'm Fine

    Don't Worry, I'm Fine

    Lili returns from holidays and learns that her twin brother left the house after a violent argument with their father.

    This movie, created by Philippe Lioret, Mélanie Laurent and Kad Merad, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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