My Growing List of Films About Grief & Loss

Movies on grief and loss, in a way or another.

All films in this list are extremely personal to me, and have helped immensely during my recovery.

I hope they help you too.

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  • Solaris
  • Stoker
  • Ida
  • The Mourning Forest
  • A Letter to Momo
  • Journey to the Shore
  • Everything Else
  • War Requiem
  • Things We Lost in the Fire
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Ponette
  • Mark of an Angel
  • I Will Follow
  • Melancholia
  • Testament of Youth
  • Biutiful
  • Andre Valente
  • Lantana
  • Birth
  • Truly Madly Deeply
  • Ghost
  • The Sweet Hereafter
  • Under the Skin
  • Don't Look Now
  • The Greatest
  • Ordinary People
  • Near Death
  • Maborosi
  • A Short Film About Killing
  • Amour
  • Mirror
  • Persona
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Rabbit Hole
  • Moonlight Mile
  • To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
  • The Son's Room
  • The Fisher King
  • What Dreams May Come
  • The Door in the Floor
  • The Greatest
  • The Human Stain
  • Photographing Fairies
  • Elegy
  • Putty Hill
  • Secret Sunshine
  • The Face of Love
  • Dialogue with a Woman Departed
  • Departures
  • Rudderless
  • Forty Years from Yesterday
  • Felix and Meira
  • Chlorine
  • Cinemanovels
  • Red Road
  • Heart of a Dog
  • The Accidental Tourist
  • Winter Silence
  • After Lucia
  • By the Sea
  • Our Loved Ones
  • The Trees
  • Obsession
  • No End
  • In Your Name
  • All the Mornings of the World
  • The Attendant
  • Womb
  • The Idea of a Lake
  • Farewell
  • All About My Mother
  • Sophie's Choice
  • Solitary Fragments
  • Alice