Coming-of-Age movies often present life issues and challenges from the perspective of a child or teenager. They are appropriate for their age and help parents explain various aspects of how these issues can best be approached.
Eleven-year-old Alex Petroski who is obsessed with rockets and astronomy. It's a story that begins with his first rocket launch at a rocket convention followed by a discovery that takes him on a search across the US.
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.