Docteur Françoise Gailland is a 1976 French film directed by Jean-Louis Bertucelli, and starring Annie Girardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, François Périer and Isabelle Huppert. It won the César Award for Best Actress, and was nominated for Best Cinematography. Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenaged daughter Elisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to find the time to spend with her lover, Daniel Letessier. While her life in such disarray, she learns that she has cancer. Françoise tries to put a brave face on it, and is determined to face the life-threatening disease with courage.