Feature Film/TV Movie, Released between 1990-01-01 and 2005-12-31, Drama, Romance, French, Plot Matching "writer" (Sorted by Year Descending)



1. A Year Without Love (2005)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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62 Metascore

A writer dying of AIDS searches for a cure and human interaction in the hospitals and sex clubs of Buenos Aires.

Director: Anahí Berneri | Stars: Juan Minujín, Mimí Ardú, Carlos Echevarría, Javier van de Couter

Votes: 655 | Gross: $0.02M

2. Russian Dolls (2005)

Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou, Cécile de France

Votes: 19,578 | Gross: $0.32M

3. Lila dit ça (2004)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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57 Metascore

Two inner-city teenagers engage in an obsessive, innocent flirtation fueled by Lila's sexually explicit overtures.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Vahina Giocante, Moa Khouas, Karim Ben Haddou, Lotfi Chakri

Votes: 4,703 | Gross: $0.12M

4. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Votes: 237,955 | Gross: $5.82M

5. Sideways (2004)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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94 Metascore

Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh

Votes: 180,013 | Gross: $71.50M

6. Look at Me (2004)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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79 Metascore

A french girl gifted with a great voice, has a complex about her weight and her appearance.

Director: Agnès Jaoui | Stars: Marilou Berry, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 5,150 | Gross: $1.74M

7. Under a False Name (2004)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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A mysterious writer is involved in a love affair with his stepson's wife, leading to a web of intrigue and desire.

Director: Roberto Andò | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Anna Mouglalis, Greta Scacchi, Giorgio Lupano

Votes: 840

8. Kings & Queen (2004)

Unrated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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84 Metascore

Parallel storylines tell the current state of affairs for two ex-lovers: Nora's a single mother who comes to care for her terminally ill father; holed in up in mental ward, Ismael, a brilliant musician, plots his escape.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Geoffrey Carey, Thierry Bosc, Olivier Rabourdin

Votes: 3,665 | Gross: $0.29M

9. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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52 Metascore

A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life.

Director: Audrey Wells | Stars: Diane Lane, Raoul Bova, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 47,897 | Gross: $43.61M

10. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 438,445 | Gross: $59.70M

11. Bon Voyage (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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68 Metascore

An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen, Grégori Derangère

Votes: 4,726 | Gross: $2.35M

12. The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story (2003)

127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.7
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The first of three parts, we follow Tulse Luper in three distinct episodes: as a child during the first World War, as an explorer in Mormon Utah, and as a writer in Belgium during the rise ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: JJ Feild, Raymond J. Barry, Michèle Bernier, Valentina Cervi

Votes: 1,118

13. Chopin. Pragnienie milosci (2002)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Music

5.0
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The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.

Director: Jerzy Antczak | Stars: Piotr Adamczyk, Danuta Stenka, Sara Muldner, Jadwiga Baranska

Votes: 684

14. My Wife Is an Actress (2001)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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57 Metascore

A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women.

Director: Yvan Attal | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal, Terence Stamp, Noémie Lvovsky

Votes: 3,527 | Gross: $1.05M

15. I Love You Too (2001)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Reza explodes into the boring life of writer Eric, she's unpredictable and intense. After she moves in with him, jealousy and fits of bizarre self-destruction become part of her quixotic moods.

Director: Ruud van Hemert | Stars: Antonie Kamerling, Angela Schijf, Beau van Erven Dorens, Florence Kasumba

Votes: 1,621

16. Moulin Rouge! (2001)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.6
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66 Metascore

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 267,623 | Gross: $57.39M

17. Before Night Falls (2000)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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85 Metascore

The life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovani Florido

Votes: 24,073 | Gross: $4.22M

18. The Children of the Century (1999)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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59 Metascore

A story of doomed passion between two genius writers of the 19th century - novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset.

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Stefano Dionisi, Robin Renucci

Votes: 1,681 | Gross: $0.05M

19. Pola X (1999)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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65 Metascore

A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister, starting an unusual relationship with her and prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Guillaume Depardieu, Yekaterina Golubeva, Catherine Deneuve, Delphine Chuillot

Votes: 4,470 | Gross: $0.17M

20. L.A. Without a Map (1998)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Tony Peers, Steve Huison, David Tennant, Margo Stanley

Votes: 2,139

21. After Sex (1997)

97 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.

Director: Brigitte Roüan | Stars: Brigitte Roüan, Patrick Chesnais, Boris Terral, Nils Tavernier

Votes: 553 | Gross: $0.34M

22. Full Speed (1996)

85 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his ... See full summary »

Director: Gaël Morel | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Stéphane Rideau, Pascal Cervo, Meziane Bardadi

Votes: 805

23. Stealing Beauty (1996)

R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.6
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60 Metascore

After her mother commits suicide, a young woman travels to Italy in search of love, truth and a deeper connection with herself.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Liv Tyler, Carlo Cecchi, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 26,178 | Gross: $4.57M

24. The King of Paris (1995)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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Victor Derval is returning home after a performance when he is hailed by Lisa, a young Hungarian woman. Her motives are mysterious; is she simply a star-struck peasant girl, or an ambitious... See full summary »

Director: Dominique Maillet | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Veronika Varga, Jacques Roman, Manuel Blanc

Votes: 49

25. Yvonne's Perfume (1994)

89 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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How the life of Victor Chmara toppled during the course of a single day during the summer of 1958 ?

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Hippolyte Girardot, Sandra Extercatte, Richard Bohringer

Votes: 1,010

26. À cause d'elle (1993)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Shy working class 15 year-old Antoine, bored with life and school, breaks a leg and has young higher class Olivia help him with his studies. As he silently falls in love with her, he also ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Loup Hubert | Stars: Antoine Hubert, Olivia Muñoz, Thérèse Liotard, Jean-François Stévenin

Votes: 82

27. Bitter Moon (1992)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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62 Metascore

After hearing stories of her, a passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote

Votes: 35,820 | Gross: $1.86M

28. Love After Love (1992)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Bernard Giraudeau, Hippolyte Girardot, Lio

Votes: 350 | Gross: $0.08M

29. La note bleue (1991)

135 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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the film covers the last few days of fragile Chopin's professional life.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski | Stars: Marie-France Pisier, Janusz Olejniczak, Sophie Marceau, Noëmi Nadelmann

Votes: 457

30. Malina (1991)

125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.4
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A female writer and her relationships with two different men, one joyous and one introverted.

Director: Werner Schroeter | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Lisa Kreuzer, Mathieu Carrière, Can Togay

Votes: 840

31. Walking a Tightrope (1991)

119 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Marcel Spandice, a famous homosexual writer during the sixties in Paris, is trying to make a young Arab into the greatest tightrope walker in the world.

Director: Nikos Papatakis | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Lilah Dadi, Polly Walker, Doris Kunstmann

Votes: 64

32. The Disenchanted (1990)

TV-MA | 78 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Beth, a teenager in the midst of a painful moral education, is put in the unenviable position of holding her family together and debasing herself at the suggestion of both her scornful bedridden mother and her no-good boyfriend.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Judith Godrèche, Marcel Bozonnet, Thérèse Liotard, Ivan Desny

Votes: 434


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