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Heartstone (2016)

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

A Very Serious Person (2006)

A charming, stylized, fun family entertainment film that is not too concerned with representing reality.

The Kite (2015)

The Kite is a charming Coming-of-Age short film of first love with an 80s feel by writer/director Lasse Neilson.

North Sea Texas (2011)

Based on a novel by Andre Sollie, "North Sea Texas" is a story focused on love, the confusion of youth, and the importance of one's decisions.

Toast (2010)

Set in the 1960’s, Toast is the Coming-of-Age memoir of Nigel Slater, an English food writer, journalist and broadcaster. Did I like the film? No. I LOVED it and and so will you!

Book Review: What They Always Tell Us

An interesting young adult’s novel focusing on the family life and rite-of-passage experiences of two brothers who live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

I’ll Get There. It Better Be Worth the Trip

Published in 1969 and considered controversial in its day, this book is a Coming-of-Age novel that describes the horrid experiences of losing someone you love and then having to adjust to a completely new environment.

Jitters

Jitters (2010)

Jitters tells the story of several teenagers – their feelings, hopes, successes and failures --while providing a genuine depiction of modern youth.

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Alone with Mr. Carter (2011)

Writer/Director Jean-Pierre Bergeron challenged the hegemony of the familiar Coming-of-Age fables with the story of a young boy secretly in love with an older, heterosexual male in his debut film "Alone with Mr.Carter."
Deep End 2011 short movie review

Deep End (2011)

Bailey Maughan stars in this 2011 short film about acceptance.
Zucht - A 12-year-old boy who is yet to feel the first trembles of love.

Zucht

Zucht is one of those movies you have to watch several times to fully get its meaning. At first the movie did not seem very promising or meaningful. One may even say that Zucht is quite a confusing film.

Late Summer

On the eve of the opening of his first gallery show, a photographer remembers that special summer that he spent with his somewhat older cousin, the feelings that were awakened, and the unexpected turn of events behind his "best" photo.