Domestic Dramas

Drama Movies
The home is often where life?s fiercest struggles take place. These films depict the conflicts inherent in the relationships between women and their husbands, lovers, children, parents, and employers.

A Long Way Down Film Review star
A chance encounter between four strangers on New Year?s Eve causes their lives to be irrevocably altered, for the better. Pierce Brosnan and Toni Collette star in the screen version of Nick Hornby?s "A Long Way Down".

A Month of Sundays Film Review star
Frank Mollard thinks he receives a phone call from heaven when he hears his mother's voice on the line. It's actually a kindly librarian who misdialed, but the two strike up an unlikely friendship in this gentle and quirky film starring Anthony LaPaglia and Julia Blake.

La Cienaga Film Review star
Lucrecia Martel, leading light of the New Argentine Cinema, burst onto the international scene with her startling debut feature "La Cienaga". Combining autobiographical elements and a keen ear for dialogue, Martel depicts a family in crisis.

Mustang Film Review star
An Academy Award Nominee in 2016 for Best Foreign Language Film, "Mustang" is the feature debut of writer/director Deniz Gamze Erguven. Five orphaned sisters in a Turkish village rebel against the restrictions placed on their lives.

My Brilliant Career Film Review star
Australian director Gillian Armstrong made a splash in 1979 with her first feature based on the Miles Franklin memoir. Remastered for the Criterion Collection, "My Brilliant Career" stars Judy Davis as a headstrong young writer who chooses independence over marriage.

Steal Big Steal Little Film Review star
"Steal Big Steal Little", director Andrew Davis's follow-up to "The Fugitive", is a film that deserves a second look. Andy Garcia stars in a dual role, playing twin brothers who are locked in battle over their adoptive mother's inheritance.

The Little Bedroom Film Review star
An elderly man who defies his son by refusing to live in a nursing home and a young woman who cannot stop mourning the death of her first child form a unique bond. "The Little Bedroom" is the debut feature film from Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond.

The Meddler Film Review star
Susan Sarandon plays Marnie Minervini, a warmhearted widow who decides to make an adult daughter living in Los Angeles her new hobby. Writer-director Lorene Scafaria scores with this life-affirming film based on her own experiences.

The Second Mother Film Review star
Brazil's official entry for the 2016 Academy Awards, "The Second Mother" was an audience favorite at film festivals worldwide. Writer/director Anna Muylaert and actress Regina Case create an unforgettable heroine in Val, who struggles to reconcile work and motherhood.

The Sisters Film Review star
Bette Davis stars as a resourceful young woman who falls for an undependable writer, played by Errol Flynn. "The Sisters" was released in 1938 and directed by Anatole Litvak.

Those Who Remain Film Review star
French actress Anne Le Ny made her debut as a writer-director with "Those Who Remain". Vincent Lindon and Emmanuelle Devos star as two very different personalities who comfort each other when their partners are diagnosed with cancer.

Three Worlds Film Review star
A car accident is the catalyst for a series of actions that will alter the fates of Alan, Vera, and Juliette forever. "Three Worlds" is a Catherine Corsini film.

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