The Yellow Balloon (1953)

A 1953 British Coming-of-Age thriller, "The Yellow Balloon" tells the story of a boy who is coerced into aiding a local criminal.

The Devil in the Skin (2011)

The Devil in the Skin is a French Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between brothers.

A Childhood (2015)

A Childhood features stunning visuals and wonderful acting by the entire cast resulting in cinematic magic. A must see!

Above Dark Waters (2013)

With his fine portrayal of childhood innocence, Olavi Angervo stars in the Finnish film Above Dark Waters.

Evolution (2015)

A film from the art house horror genre with Coming-of-Age motifs. Not for the faint hearted.

Cowards (2008)

Cobardes is an excellent Coming-of-Age drama focused on violence at school better known by its proper term - Bullying.

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.

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.

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.

Out of the Darkness (1985)

This made-for-television film from the 1980s has been described as possibly the greatest kids' horror film ever made.

Believe (2013)

A waste of a good idea. I can hear Sir Matt Busby turning in his grave at this insult of a tribute.

Crazy Love (1987)

A film in three acts, following its protagonist from childhood through adulthood. Shocking at times, it's none-the-less recommended.

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