6 Films to Watch if You Loved Chithha

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

This film provides an intimate portrait of a town in the aftermath of a rape. Frances McDormand plays Mildred Hayes a crass and heartbroken woman who cannot move past her daughter's death and creates trouble in the small town to draw attention to the unsolved case.

All About My Mother (1999)

After the death of her son, Esteban, in a car crash, Manuela goes in search for the father, a transgender woman. The film explores themes of loss and grief.

Madha Yaanai Koottam (2013)

In this revenge film, Veera Thevar attempts to kill Parthiban the man who kills his son while trying to save the life of his stepbrother.

Three Colours: Blue (1993)

Part of Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colours Trilogy. This film paints an intensely emotional portrait of loss, delving into the blue depths of a woman who recently lost her husband and child.

Arrival (2016)

While this lyrical science fiction drama revolves around extraterrestrial beings that come to earth, the heart of the narrative is Linguist Louise Brooks and her journey dealing with the death of her teenage daughter from cancer.

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Pura Handa Kaluwara (1997)

This Sri Lankan film by Prasanna Vithange, tells the story of a father who refuses to believe in the death of his son and continues to wait for his return.

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