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.

The Liverpool Goalie (2010)

First-love, friendship, bullying, self-acceptance and respect, The Liverpool Goalie shares the characteristics of many Coming-of-Age films, but without clichés. A fun filled, refreshing cinematic experience.

Keby som mal pusku (1972)

Keby Som Mal Pusku provides an intriguing look at war and at everyday life during World War II in Slovenia  -- from a child's perspective.

Fog in August (2016)

A powerful Coming-of-Age drama exposing one of the horrible crimes of the Nazi regime and its inhumanity as told through the eyes of a young boy.

Not All Were Murderers (2006)

A young Jewish boy and his mother struggle to survive in Nazi Germany.
Allez Eddy

Allez, Eddy! (2012)

Ten-year-old Freddy attempts to surmount the challenges he faces in order to follow his dream and realize his unique individuality.

Playground (2016)

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.
Kauwboy 2012

Kauwboy (2012)

This Dutch Coming-of-Age film is the unpretentious, yet moving, story of a 10-year-old boy endeavoring to accept, and deal with, the realities of his life.
Forbidden Games 1952

Forbidden Games (1952)

One of the best anti-war films I have ever seen, Forbidden Games, which features the stunning debuts of its two young protagonists, is highly recommended.

Enclave (2015)

Scenes from the life of a 10-year-old Serbian boy growing up in the tense surroundings of Kosovo.

Iluzija (2004 )

  "Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man." This is the first  movie made in...

14+ (2015)

An accurate portrayal of what it is like to be a teenager nowadays, presented in a thoughtful and honest manner.