Articles tagged with: coming of age movie review
With characters in the film based on actual historical figures from Danish history, Eye of the Eagle is a medieval adventure that has all it takes to keep viewers of all ages glued to the screen.
This powerful Coming-of-Age drama takes its toll on the viewer’s emotions, but it’s a must see for everyone. The film is highly suitable for educating young people about the rite of passages children their age went through in a horrid period in human history.
Despite the grim portrayal of the world in We Who Stayed Behind, its ending is a positive one and offers a solution – showing a way to survive and move on.
The Coming-of-Age film Frisson des Collines is the story of a 12-year-old boy who’s dream is to go to the Woodstock Music Festival.
Play is a portrayal of the rite of passage experiences of three young Swedish boys who become victims of intimidation and psychological bullying. A very provocative film, which may leave the viewer with more questions than answers.
This Special Friendship is a film that will stay in your mind long after it has concluded. Some might find it controversial or even wrong. But if you look deep into what this film is about, and what it says, its themes are very prevalent even 50 years later in today’s society.
Dschungelkind/Jungle Child (2011) is a gem of a movie that deserves to be discovered. Based on real events, it is the story of Sabine Kuegler’s unusual childhood growing up deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea.
“Real Steel” is everything its trailer promised it to be and a bit more: a story of reconciliation between father and son, a warm family comedy and a great boxing movie in a new guise. It’s a crowd-pleasing action/drama that’s fun for the whole family.
While “An Angel for May” may not be a big blockbuster, it’s a nice enough film to guarantee a pleasant afternoon or evening for the entire family. It’s an educational, emotional and inspirational movie – well worth your time.
Do we always make the right choices? That’s what you will keep wondering when you see the 2010 British short film “The Confession”. Its two young protagonists are about to make their first confessions. The plot twist at the end is guaranteed to evoke a significant emotional response in you.
“Have You Forgotten What We Used to Play?” tells the story of a childhood, of a friendship and of growing up. A young man returns to the village where he grew up and discovers that both he and the place have changed. Yet, he soon finds himself immersed in his memories.
“Dolphin Tale” is a just released coming-of-age film that tells the tale of a boy and the injured dolphin he attempts to help. While the movie is great for the whole family, it is mainly a children’s film, but one that helps young children learn the value of community and helping others.