The Swedish drama "Before the Storm" features two life stories which tangle together resulting in a captivating and engaging narrative that won't leave anyone indifferent.
The story of the struggles of a homosexual boy growing up in a working house family in rural France.
An entertaining comedy with strong Coming-of-Age motifs.
Film protagonist Krzysztof Ciupa's acting performance and the movie's score are the strong points of the Polish film "Torn".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A pleasant cinematic experience well worth one's time, Grand Hotel is a must see.
Visually beautiful and well-acted, Heartstone is a poignant film that earns the highest recommendation.
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.