Stand by me
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Stand By Me is one of the most iconic pieces in cinematic history and arguably the greatest Coming-of-Age film of all time.
Coming-of-Age movies can exist in virtually any time period, because there are certain truths to growing up that almost everybody remembers. Anybody watching such a movie may be profoundly struck by how similar it was to their own experience growing up.
Almost all world cultures throughout history have had some type of coming of age rite of passage. In the Western world today, rites of passage aren't so clearly defined. The Coming of Age genre in movies of today has evolved over the years; a look at that evolution...
Héroes is a remarkable film. It is one of those movies that leaves no one indifferent. As a viewer, I couldn't wish for anything more. And as reviewer, I don't hesitate to recommend it to all of you - fans of the coming of age genre or not. I think chances are very high that you are going to love it as much as I did.