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The death of a loved one is a commonly addressed theme in films belonging to the Coming-of-Age genre.

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A Monster Calls (2016)

A boy tries hard to deal with worries, confusion, and grief brought about as a result of his terminally ill mother.

Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)

Impressing with its ability to portray the inner world of its young protagonist, Hard Goodbyes: My Father delivers a poignant cinematic experience.

Paper Planes (2014)

A 12-year-old boy finds a new passion in flying paper planes and tries to help his father deal with grief.
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Good Machine Gun Sound (2014)

A slice of real life – thanks to a capable youthful cast and Director Meby's talent for working so well with it. Recommended!

Wide Awake (1998)

Wide Awake is highly recommended for everyone seeking a poignant Coming-of-Age film with a message. It's inspirational and a must see!!

Little Accidents (2014)

Little Accidents is gem of the independent Coming-of-Age cinema. Highly recommended.

Chasing Ghosts (2014)

After 11-year-old Lucas Simons loses his brother in a traffic accident, Lucas becomes obsessed with death.

Life According to Nino (2014)

Family harmony and happiness are dealt a catastrophic blow. How the family deals with it is the theme of "Life According to Nino".

Finn (2013)

Finn is an unpretentious, yet moving story of a nine-year-old motherless boy.

Night Has Settled (2014)

A somewhat controversial film about a 13-year-old boy Coming-of-Age in New York City.

The Rocket (2013)

Beautiful cinematography, set locations and, most of all, the performance of the young cast make this a film worth seeing.
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Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)

Hide Your Smiling Faces is a psychological drama that follows the rite-of-passage experiences of two adolescent kids as they face a shocking tragedy.
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Hold Fast (2013)

Hold Fast is a simple, but sincere film -- the Coming-of-Age story of a 14-year-old boy who has suddenly lost both parents.