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.
The Wholly Family, directed by Terry Gilliam, explores the experiences of a young boy who accompanies his parents on a trip to the Italian city of Naples and combines the blending of reality and fantasy with surrealistic imagery.