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The World of Ludovic (1993)

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.

Dix et demi (2010)

"This is not a film about childhood, it's a film about a different kind of childhood" Daniel Grou: Director

Clement (2001)

Clement is a Coming-of-Age film with a controversial subject matter, filmed realistically in an almost documentary style.
Pure 2002

Pure (2002)

At its core, Pure is a powerful and heart-wrenching coming of age drama. The story is told from the point-of-view of the young Paul (Harry Eden), who witnesses the horrible consequences of drug usage and the hardship of withdrawal.
The Son of the Shark

The Son of the Shark (1993)

The Son of the Shark follows the harsh life and adventures of two 10-year-old brothers through their rebellion against society, with all its norms and expectations.

Baklava (2007)

Finally, after years of not being available because it was banned in its native country of Bulgaria, a review of this controversial film by Alexo Petrov.

The Art of Crying (2006)

The Art of Crying is a controversial Danish film which, because of it's subject matter and plot complexity, may not be suitable for young audiences.

South of the Moon 2008 coming of age movie review

South of the Moon (2008)

South of the Moon has a somewhat complicated plot, essentially tying a Coming-of-Age story with one of big love. Recommended despite a few shortcomings, South of the Moon is an innovative independent film that deserves a chance to be appreciated.

Hesher (2010)

A review of the 2010 independent film Hesher starring Devin Brochu and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

The Abduction of Zack Butterfield

The Abduction of Zack Butterfield (2011)

In the past, the TheSkyKid.com has done several articles related to a movie called The Last Days of April. Included were interviews with Producer/Screenwriter Stephen Ryder (July 2009) and Director Rick Lancaster (September 2010) and a pre-release review of the movie itself in May of 2010. The movie has yet to be released and has recently had a name change. Today, TheSkyKid.com conducted a phone interview with Stephen Ryder to get an update on what's been happening with the film.

The Butcher Boy (1997)

If you are looking for an unusual coming of age film, The Butcher Boy (1997) would be an excellent choice. The premise can be described as coming of age -- gone wrong. One has to see the film to note the difference between Director Neil Jordan's style and the mainstream time-wasters that flood the cinemas nowadays. Experienced in the field of the psychological thriller and drama, his efforts make The Butcher Boy one of the best films I've ever seen in its genre.

You Are Not Alone – an interview with Lasse Nielsen

Much has been said and written about the acclaimed Danish film "Du er ikke alene" (You Are Not Alone). For fans of the coming of age genre, " You Are Not Alone " is what " Star Wars " is for the sci-fi fans.Lasse Nielsen, who directed the film back in 1978, agreed to give an exclusive interview for theskykid.com and its readers.