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Coming of Age Films

Displaying 77 films

1981

1981

Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding his family moving to a new neighborhood when he was 11-years-old.

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A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. Only 60 miles separate them but how many bombings, check-points, sleepless nights and bloodstained days stand between them?

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A Simple Curve

A Simple Curve

A father and son run their own two-man furniture business but have opposing ideologies on what should guide their craftsmanship, quality or commerce.

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Alamar

Alamar

Before their inevitable farewell, Jorge, a young man of Mayan roots, and Natan, his half-Italian son, spend time together living off the Banco Chinchorro coral reef.

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Aliyah

Aliyah

Drug dealer Alex finds hope for a new start when his cousin offers him a job in Israel. Now he must make the final score, while balancing a new romance, a past lover, a lifelong friendship and his bro...

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Amorous

Amorous

Four Londoners move to an isolated cottage to test social conventions and their own inhibitions by swapping partners and exploring unconventional sex.

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An Insignificant Harvey

An Insignificant Harvey

A janitor at a small town ski resort, who also happens to be a little person, has his life dramatically change when he finds a stray husky and falls for an exotic dancer.

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Arcadia

Arcadia

Greta's dad is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is their mother.

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August the First

August the First

Tunde's family throws him a graduation party, but they have no idea that he has arranged for his estranged father to attend.

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Bad Lucky Goat

Bad Lucky Goat

After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's truck, two incompatible teenage siblings embark on a journey of reconciliation.

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Before Your Eyes

Before Your Eyes

Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.

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Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Based on the beloved children’s book, this heartwarming tale set in the picturesque French Alps follows the relationship of a motherless six-year-old boy and his loyal dog during the Nazi occupation...

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Ben X

Ben X

As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games.

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Blush

Blush

An Israeli high school girl struggles in the pursuit of her identity due to family issues, until she falls in love with the new girl at her school.

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Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time

A teenager with the wrong friends and a grumpy old man form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles.

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Breathe

Breathe

Two teens embark on a close new friendship that quickly escalates toward an inevitable and extraordinary collapse. Directed by Melanie Laurent.

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Broken

Broken

11 year-old Skunk’s innocence begins to vanish as her home, neighborhood and school all become treacherous environments where the happy certainties of childhood give way to fear-filled doubt.

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Carol's Journey

Carol's Journey

In the spring of 1938, Carol's eyes are opened to a shocking new world of excitement, intrigue and danger.

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Choking Man

Choking Man

A shy dishwasher and the Chinese waitress he adores provide a psychological engine for this intense blend of drama and magic realism.

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Clandestine Childhood

Clandestine Childhood

The story of Juan's undercover childhood, the son of Argentinian rebels with a hope to improve their children's future.

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Cocoon

Cocoon

In the heat of a shimmering summer, Nora falls for Romy and discovers a whole new world.

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Corpo Celeste

Corpo Celeste

When a 13-year-old-girl is thrown into Confirmation classes, she discovers the hypocrisy of the Church, and struggles to come of age despite the misguided adults around her.

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Day and Night

Day and Night

An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them

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El Bola

El Bola

When a new boy arrives at his school, Pablo - whose own family life is filled with violence - discovers a family where love actually does prevail.

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Film Movement's International Oscar Entry Series

Film Movement's International Oscar Entry Series

Four official Oscar submissions from four countries across three continents, all at a special price.

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Foreign Letters

Foreign Letters

From different worlds, Ellie and Thuy form a powerful bond that helps Ellie cope with the hardships of adjusting to her new life in the states.

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Garibaldi's Lovers

Garibaldi's Lovers

Through a hilarious series of coincidences, three very different characters give each other new hope for their futures - and for the city itself, so emblematic of our times.

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Genèse (Genesis)

Genèse (Genesis)

Three teenagers are shaken up by first loves in the turmoil of their youth. When others are conforming, they assert their right to love.

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Ginger and Cinnamon

Ginger and Cinnamon

When Stefania breaks up with her boyfriend Andrea, little does she realize what the summer has in store for her. She winds up on vacation at a Greek resort 'isle of love' with her 14 year old niece wh...

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Glassland

Glassland

A young Dublin taxi driver gets tangled up in the world of human trafficking while trying to save his mother from addiction and provide for his younger brother with Down syndrome.

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Goldie

Goldie

Goldie, a spirited teenager in a family shelter, fights the system to keep her sisters together while she pursues her dreams of being a dancer.

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Gregory's Girl

Gregory's Girl

Newly restored and available in HD for the first time. Gregory is a normal teen who is infatuated with a classmate. He must work to win her affection.

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Hard Drive

Hard Drive

Ditch falls in love with Debs, a beautiful American runaway. He quickly discovers she has a lot of emotional baggage and tries to help her overcome her troubled past.

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I Am Yours

I Am Yours

An unhappy single mother in Norway's Pakistani expatriate community begins to ignore her young son in favor of placating a Swedish filmmaker she thinks could change her life for the better.

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Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo

As Teresa, a live-in Filipino maid in Singapore, becomes an unspoken part of the Lim family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the family's new normal.

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Jasper Jones

Jasper Jones

A riveting and moving Australian coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14.

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King of Devil's Island

King of Devil's Island

A teenager accused of murder is sent to an island reform school where the director torments the boys—but it’s only a matter of time before he plots a cruel revenge.

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La Boyita

La Boyita

Jorgelina’s summer with Mario, who’s in the midst of an adolescence transformation, sets them on a road to discovery and, ultimately, acceptance of the mysteries of sexuality that will bring the y...

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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe

After teenage Juan crashes the family car, he encounters oddball characters who help him face the family crisis he initially tried to escape.

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Little Sparrows

Little Sparrows

Against the backdrop of an Australian summer, 3 divergent sisters face turning points in their lives and romantic entanglements while watching their mother’s heroic battle with cancer.

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Lucky

Lucky

A young orphan ironically – or perhaps fittingly – named Lucky leaves his Zulu village for the big city after his mother passes away.

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Madeinusa

Madeinusa

A young woman of privilege and a man of no social status meet as a small town prepares to wallow in forbidden pleasure in this satiric drama

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Mellow Mud

Mellow Mud

After the death of their father, Raya and her younger brother Robis set-off to find their biological mother after she abandoned them.

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Mother of Mine

Mother of Mine

After his father dies in battle, Finnish youth Eero learns that his mother is packing him off to live with a Swedish foster family. As World War II escalates, Eero's new home in the neutral nation is ...

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Munyurangabo

Munyurangabo

After stealing a machete from a market in Kigali, Munyurangabo and his friend, Sangwa, leave the city on a journey tied to their pasts. Munyurangabo wants justice for his parents who were killed in th...

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My Mistress

My Mistress

What starts as a beautiful and strangely innocent affair between a vulnerable teenage romantic and a French S&M mistress soon becomes more dangerous.

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Off White Lies

Off White Lies

A father and his daughter live through the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon.

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Once Upon A River

Once Upon A River

Based on the best-selling novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, Once Upon A River is the story of Native American teenager Margo Crane in 1970s rural Michigan.

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Only When I Dance

Only When I Dance

This stunning documentary follows two teenage ballet dancers aspiring to leave their violent favela homes in Brazil to join a revolutionary dance company in the US

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Puppylove

Puppylove

A lonely teen's friendship with a free-spirited British neighbor pushes her to break free of the bonds of childhood.

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Saint-Narcisse

Saint-Narcisse

22 year-old Dominic has a fetish... for himself.

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Seamonsters

Seamonsters

The friendship between two teenage boys becomes irrevocably changed when a new girl arrives in their quiet seaside town.

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Secrets of War

Secrets of War

With the war escalating around them, three friends in a Nazi-occupied village find their bond put to the test as secrets are revealed and loyalty is challenged.

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Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Captured in fourteen fixed-angle, single-shot tableaux, STATIONS OF THE CROSS is an indictment of fundamentalist faith and an articulation of one teen’s struggle to define her own life.

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Sucker

Sucker

A teenager has his dreams of medical school destroyed when he gets caught cheating. As punishment, his parents banish him to the countryside for the summer, where he meets a conman who calls himself T...

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Sweet Thing

Sweet Thing

Two children in contemporary New Bedford, Massachusetts spend an eventful summer in a beach house with their mother and her boyfriend.

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Take Me to the River

Take Me to the River

A Californian teenager's plan to come out at his Nebraskan family reunion gets derailed when a bloodstain on his young cousin's dress places him at the center of a long-buried family secret.

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Tanta Agua

Tanta Agua

Divorced father Alberto takes his two adolescent children on vacation and refuses to let the incessant rains ruin his plans for quality family time.

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The Colors of the Mountain

The Colors of the Mountain

Manuel dreams of being a goalkeeper and ventures into a minefield to rescue his new ball.

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The Deflowering of Eva Van End

The Deflowering of Eva Van End

When an Adonis-like German exchange student moves in, the lives of a suburban family are turned hilariously upside down.

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The Demons

The Demons

Felix begins to experience the world as he enters adolescence. His imaginary demons slowly begin to mirror those of the world around him.

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The Drummer

The Drummer

A young fugitive from a Chinese mobster finds peace with a group of Zen musicians.

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The Dynamiter

The Dynamiter

A boy whose mother abandoned him ponders the meaning of family after a school counselor assigns him an essay.

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The Nun

The Nun

In 1760s France, a young woman is sent to a convent where she’s faced with the dehumanizing realities of a cloistered life she never wanted. Based on the novel by Diderot.

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The Piano in a Factory

The Piano in a Factory

To fight for custody of his daughter who loves playing the piano, a steel factory worker decides to forge a piano from scratch.

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The Way I Spent the End of the World

The Way I Spent the End of the World

In communist era Romania, people live with hope for a new life of freedom as a group of young children devise a plan to kill their dictator.

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The Whaler Boy

The Whaler Boy

An adolescent from an isolated village of the Russian Far East discovers love in an adult chat room and dreams of America.

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The Wind Journeys

The Wind Journeys

A musician travels a great distance to return an instrument to his elderly teacher.

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Theeb

Theeb

Arabia, 1916. A young Bedouin boy named Theeb ("Wolf") ventures on a treacherous journey across the desert, encountering mercenaries, revolutionaries and raiders as he tries to survive and live up to ...

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Twin Flower

Twin Flower

Two adolescents, damaged by life. Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan, escape together towards a new start.

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Vasermil

Vasermil

Three teenagers living in a rough neighborhood pin their future on football.

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Viva Cuba

Viva Cuba

In a tale akin to Romeo and Juliet, the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' socioeconomic differences.

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Wildland

Wildland

Ida moves in with her aunt and cousins after the tragic death of her mother. The home is filled with love, but the family leads a criminal life.

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Winter Flies

Winter Flies

Two mischievous adolescent boys embark on a journey of imaginative misadventure and coming-of-age self-discovery.

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XXY

XXY

The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old and the challenge presented by her medical condition.

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You Will Die At Twenty

You Will Die At Twenty

Sudan’s first Oscar submission, YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY is an auspicious debut and a moving meditation on what it means to live in the present.

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Zombi Child

Zombi Child

Melissa confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends, never imagining it will convince her classmate to do the unthinkable.

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