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Coming of Age Films

Displaying 48 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 Call Girl

A Call Girl

Working as a prostitute, Alexandra's life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, confusion and responsibility.

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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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App

App

When Anna’s cellphone mysteriously downloads a new app and it begins controlling her life in fearful ways, she’ll set in motion a fatal series of events in order to remove it.

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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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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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Between Shadow and Soul

Between Shadow and Soul

BETWEEN SHADOW AND SOUL is a reworking of THE THIRD WIFE into a silent feature, following a girl in a 19th century arranged marriage in Vietnam.

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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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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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Cocoon

Cocoon

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

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Cure: The Life of Another

Cure: The Life of Another

Linda and Eta, two 14-year-old girls, best of friends, retreat to a secluded beach beneath the cliffs; the morning after, only one of them returns.

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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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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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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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Hello Lonesome

Hello Lonesome

With an enchanting mixture of laughter and longing, the worlds of six flawed but captivating individuals are woven together as they explore those age-old human desires: to love and be loved.

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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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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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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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Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror

In this Academy Award-winning film from 1987, a Swedish father and son escape their impoverished rural life in hopes of finding a new start in Denmark.

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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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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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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 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 Third Wife

The Third Wife

After becoming the third wife to a wealthy landowner in 19th century Vietnam, May struggles with family and the prospects of motherhood.

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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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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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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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