The World of Ludovic (1993)

For those who have read Romeo and Juliet - and liked it - you would also enjoy The World of Ludovic as a prime example of good European Coming-of-Age cinema.

Star Boys (2017)

Rebellion, friendship, confusion and the inevitable loss of one's innocence – all motifs one expects to see in a rite-of-passage film -- are present in Star Boys.

Together (2009)

A family is suddenly torn apart from a horrific disaster which takes away the life of one parent and leaves the surviving one and the teenage son trying to piece together their shattered lives.
The Weapon (1956)

The Weapon (1956)

A young boy finds a gun, shoots a friend by accident and, scared, runs away while the police and the US army seek him out.
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Playground (2016)

Playground follows a pre-teen girl, her crush, and his best friend as they go through their relatively uneventful lives. But it's a shocking, tumultuous finale that is the all the talk about this film.

Grand Hotel (2016)

A pleasant cinematic experience well worth one's time, Grand Hotel is a must see.

Heartstone (2016)

Visually beautiful and well-acted, Heartstone is a poignant film that earns the highest recommendation.

The Color of Milk (2004)

Three young Norwegian girls deal with peer pressure and expectations of "normality", in The Color of Milk, a typical character based Coming-of-Age drama with romance nuances.

Fog in August (2016)

A powerful Coming-of-Age drama exposing one of the horrible crimes of the Nazi regime and its inhumanity as told through the eyes of a young boy.
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Gips (2015)

Gips is a bitter-sweet Coming-of-Age cocktail of youthful experiences. Recommended!

Kes (1969)

An enchanting story with first-rate acting that is, quite simply, a cinematic masterpiece.

The Good Life (1996)

A film with a combination of drama, comedy and strong Coming-of-Age nuances that makes it a pleasant film to view.

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