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Witnessing a young, disabled boy’s personal triumph, something that we don’t experience much in our adult life, is a rewarding experience, as portrayed in this Coming-of-Age film.
The Cold Lands explores the trials and tribulations of its 11-yr-old protagonist, who’s carefree childhood comes to an abrupt end.
Secret World focuses on the strong feelings and fascination of its 11-year-old protagonist towards a much older woman.
A story of Nazi Germany and a young Jewish boy and the difference in mindsets between children and adults in the turbulent times of World War II.
This is a classic tale of redemption, a film well worth seeing despite its shortcomings.
Bastard’s gripping and controversial storyline results in a memorable film that needs to be seen and experienced. Highly recommended!
Jerrycan delivers an intriguing viewing experience by challenging the viewer to perceive the world through the eyes of a kid who is yet to form his character.
Two rival bands of boys wage war for the control of the backyard in this compelling Israeli film set right after WWII. Recommended!
Having to choose between friends and a beautiful girl is almost a universal Coming-of-Age experience, wonderfully portrayed in the Swiss film “Willy”.
Sole a catinelle is a beautiful portrayal of a father-son relationship, which can only be described as inspirational.
A Children’s Story (Italian: Certi bambini) is a tension filled narrative with Coming-of-Age nuances. Recommended!
Summerhood is a Coming-of-Age story filled with humor and anecdotes, but also a lot of insights about girls, love, friendship and life per se.