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Kes (1969)

An enchanting story with first-rate acting that is, quite simply, a cinematic masterpiece.
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Run Wild, Run Free (1969)

An unforgettable family film that is still apt to capture the hearts of viewers of all ages. Though far from perfect, it is memorable and well-worth watching.
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The White King (2017)

The White King portrays the struggle of a 12-year-old to come of age under a brutal dictatorship.

Paperhouse (1988)

A female Coming-of-Age movie that tried hard to capture a child's imagination and deal with issues such as grief, compassion, memories, and friendship, but largely fails to do so.

The Yellow Balloon (1953)

A 1953 British Coming-of-Age thriller, "The Yellow Balloon" tells the story of a boy who is coerced into aiding a local criminal.

A Boy Called Dad (2009)

A great story about adolescence and father/son relationships. Though some feel its flawed, the reviewer can't recommend this film more highly.

Out of the Darkness (1985)

This made-for-television film from the 1980s has been described as possibly the greatest kids' horror film ever made.

Believe (2013)

A waste of a good idea. I can hear Sir Matt Busby turning in his grave at this insult of a tribute.

The Kitchen Toto (1987)

A film focusing on particularly turbulent times during the British colonial rule of Kenya and the Kikuyu tribe uprising that sparked the aspirations of independence for the African nation.

Cup Fever (1965)

A film worth a look for any soccer fan in a historical context, but the strong storyline and direction give it universal appeal. Vintage family fun with a historical twist.
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This is England (2006)

This is England is British cinema at its best: gritty realism, biting observation and the revelation of uncomfortable truths. While not always easy to watch, the rewards are well worth the effort.
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The Children of Dynmouth (BBC Screen Two, 1987)

William Trevor's screenplay adaptation of his Whitbread Award-winning novel "The Children of Dynmouth" is simply stunning.

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