Adeus, Pai (1996)

Adeus, Pai is a heartwarming story with a superb Coming-of-Age narrative. It is the film I would refer anyone to who asks for a pure example of the Coming-of-Age genre in cinema.

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Come and See (1985)

In Come and See,Director Elem Klimov has created a masterpiece comparable to the 1962 acclaimed film by Andrey Tarkovskiy, Ivan's Childhood. The excessive violence in the film makes it unsuitable for young viewers, but it is by far one of the most powerful Coming-of-Age dramas I have ever seen.

Cider with Rosie (2015)

Cider with Rosie promised and delivered an amazing cinematic experience for me. A true masterpiece worthy of being called "The Best Coming-of-Age film of 2015".

Kes (1969)

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

Simon Says Goodbye To His Foreskin (2015)

A Coming-of-Age film without false pretense, with an incredible cast, great directing, and precise editing. It's engaging, inspiring and so much more.

Holger & Vilde (2010)

A bitter-sweet story about friendship, growing up, first love and everything in between.

Cat Killer (2010)

Two young protagonists create a homemade shooting device …and are ready to test its accuracy …with an unlikely target.

My Best Enemy (2010)

My Best Enemy is a stirring portrayal of bullying, victimization, and revenge as seen through the eyes of the film's young protagonist.
Felix Funicello (Wyatt Ralff) in detention.

Wishin’ and Hopin’ (2014)

Wishin’ and Hopin’ is a delightful comedy flick that'll put a smile on your face from start to finish.

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

A timeless portrayal of a bygone, simpler time, How Green was My Valley is a story filled with wisdom, insights and a tint of bitter sweet nostalgia.

Milk Money (1994)

Do yourself a favor and seek out Milk Money now, for its comedy, drama, Coming-of-Age nuances and everything in between. Highly recommended!

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!