Tag: coming-of-age

Erotic Adventures of Candy (1978) 5.5

Erotic Adventures of Candy (1978)

This classic take off of the Terry Southern novel, with shades of "The Wizard of Oz" thrown in, is a huge best seller for good reason. It is one of the truly funny sex film comedies. The inimitable Carol Connors is magni...

Paper Spiders (2020) 8.4

Paper Spiders (2020)

Dawn recently lost her husband and experiences growing anxiety as her daughter Melanie plans to move away for college. An argument with a hostile new neighbor aggravates Dawn's mental condition, and she begins to show si...

The Long Day Closes (1992) 7.4

The Long Day Closes (1992)

The Long Day Closes is the story of eleven-year-old "Bud." A sad and lonely boy, Bud struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. All the while, his family looms ...

No Hard Feelings (2020) 6.8

No Hard Feelings (2020)

Parvis, the son of exiled Iranians, was caught shoplifting. He is sentenced to community service at a refugee shelter where he meets the siblings Banafshe and Amon, who have fled Iran. As a romantic attraction between Pa...

Blackjackets (1959) 5.4

Blackjackets (1959)

Young Greasers gather in at a café outside Stockholm. Roffe is the toughest greaser and kidnaps his girlfriend Bibban, when he discovers that she is out riding with other guys. Bibban falls in love with the sensitive Las...

Body Swap (2019) 6.5

Body Swap (2019)

CJ (played by Ella Jordan) is a high strung business woman working at the Versa Corporation on the biggest deal in her company's history. Casey (Jimmy Kustes) is a laid-back slacker who mooches off his brother Roy (Gunne...

Some Things That Stay (2004) 6.2

Some Things That Stay (2004)

Artist Stuart Anderson keeps moving all over the States, to inspire his painting pallet, with his wife and offspring. In 1954, they arrive in a rural town, where the kids Robert, Megan and Tamara soon feel really at home...

Sami Blood (2016) 7.3

Sami Blood (2016)

In 1930s Lapland, the 14-year-old indigenous Sámi girl, Elle Marja, leaves the wild ancestral grounds and the family's reindeer camp to attend a remote draconian boarding school along with her younger sister, Njenna. How...

Love Lessons (1995) 6.9

Love Lessons (1995)

Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is drawn to him by his youth and in...

Sebbe (2010) 6.5

Sebbe (2010)

Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in a small apartment...

Summer Daydream (2018) 7.3

Summer Daydream (2018)

When the loss of his mom's job threatens to uproot the only life he knows, Clark and friends enter a film contest to save his family's home....

Circle of Friends (1995) 6.6

Circle of Friends (1995)

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny ...

Montanha (2015) 6.5

Montanha (2015)

A visually intense and poetic coming-of-age film portrays the fourteen-years-old David who is forced to become the man of the house while his grandfather lives his last days in hospital....

White Water Summer (1987) 6.2

White Water Summer (1987)

An experienced guide (Vic) accompanies a city boy (Alan) and his three friends on their first wilderness experience. Hoping to teach the four boys lessons not only about the wilderness, but about themselves, Vic pushes t...

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Schwarz Weiss Bunt (2020)

Schwarz Weiss Bunt is a coming-of-age story about Matilda - a young woman on the edge of her young days, fearing to experience the loss of her youthfulness. Midst her search for the big questions of life, she realizes th...

The Winter Lake (2020) 7.8

The Winter Lake (2020)

When Holly's dark secret is accidentally uncovered by her new emotionally unstable neighbor Tom, they are pulled into a violent confrontation with her father, who will do anything to keep the secret hidden.::Epic Picture...

Ode to Billy Joe (1976) 6.6

Ode to Billy Joe (1976)

At last, we're given the answers to the questions raised by the haunting 1967 Bobbie Gentry song of the same title. Eighteen- year-old Billy Joe McAllister is in love with Bobbie Lee, but her father refuses to allow her ...

11 Flowers (2011) 7.1

11 Flowers (2011)

11-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in China. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school's daily gymnastics, his teacher recommends tha...

The Curiosity of Chance (2006) 6.7

The Curiosity of Chance (2006)

Chance Marquis, a confident, self-assured, quick-witted, perceptive, outspoken and clear-headed gay teenager, reflects back on his first year at an international high school. While meeting and making friends with an asso...

True Adolescents (2009) 6.1

True Adolescents (2009)

Craig Johnson's poised and poignant first feature follows Sam (Mark Duplass), an, unbeknownst to him, washed-up rocker in the early stages of haggard. Jobless and apartment-less, he crashes with his aunt (a compassionate...

The Girls of Summer (2020) 5.9

The Girls of Summer (2020)

After her two younger sisters leave home, Maren -- Midwest sod farmer by day, drummer by night -- is left alone to take care of her depressed, narcotic-abusing father. Eventually recognizing her unhappiness, Maren's fath...

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Doll Factory: The Musical (2021)

Faced with numerous obstacles and pressure to exceed her Mums expectations, 12-year-old Liverpudlian tomboy Aliza tries her best to raise money to save her fathers dance studio from permanent closure. While adapting to n...

Sounder (1972) 7.6

Sounder (1972)

The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. A...

Chizuko’s Younger Sister (1991) 6.9

Chizuko’s Younger Sister (1991)

Follows two sisters, one clumsy and ignored, the other a perfect child. After the latter dies in an accident, she returns as a ghost to guide her little sister.::Samovarkov...

Gueros (2014) 7.5

Gueros (2014)

Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.::Anonymous...

Mademoiselle Strip-tease (1957) 5.1

Mademoiselle Strip-tease (1957)

Originally titled Mademoiselle Striptease, this classic French sex comedy is a charming frolic through luscious Parisian cabarets with outstanding striptease performances. Agnes Laurent plays a spoiled young provincial g...

Beware of Dog (2020) 6.1

Beware of Dog (2020)

Alienated in politically-ambiguous Moscow, a young woman deals with severe OCD, while her cousin in Berlin tries to build a romantic relationship ignoring her own condition. In a parallel New York City realm, a heartbrok...

The Rocking Horsemen (1992) 6.5

The Rocking Horsemen (1992)

It is 1965. High-school student Takeyoshi Fujiwara Yasufumi Hayashi) hears "Pipeline" by the Ventures, and is mesmerized by their unique sound. With three friends, he forms a band called "The Rocking Horsemen." A warm an...

Lonelyheart (1985) 7.3

Lonelyheart (1985)

Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle develops, and the viewer can't q...

Raspberry Magic (2010) 5.3

Raspberry Magic (2010)

"Raspberry Magic" is a coming-of-age story about 11-year-old Monica Shah, who thinks she must win the science fair in order to bring her father back after he runs out on the family. She blames herself for her parents' pr...

Summer with Monika (1953) 7.5

Summer with Monika (1953)

Harry Lund is a nineteen-year-old man who meets Monika, a romantic, reckless and rebellious seventeen-year-old, and they fall in love. They leave their families and jobs in their small town, Harry gets his father's boat ...

Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011) 7.2

Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)

A coming of age story involving young love and a mysterious music, coming from a crystal radio left as a memento by an absent father, that leads a young heroine deep into a hidden world.::Anonymous...

Adolescents (2019) 7.4

Adolescents (2019)

Born in a small, provincial French town, Anaïs and Emma have been best friends since childhood. It's a friendship that's blind to differences in social backgrounds and character. Given incredible access, Sébastien Lifshi...

Matinee (1993) 6.9

Matinee (1993)

A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber suit...

Seashore (2015) 5.9

Seashore (2015)

During a weekend in the winter, two young men attempt to rekindle their friendship, witnessed by a cold raging sea. BEIRA-MAR is a film about memories. When the directors met in film school, they realized they had had a ...

Shelter (2007) 7.6

Shelter (2007)

Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach spends his days working a dead-end job and helping his needy sister care for her son. In his free time he surfs, draws and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe, who lives ...

Jess & James (2015) 5.4

Jess & James (2015)

Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off on a spontaneous road trip acro...

Fat Girl (2001) 6.5

Fat Girl (2001)

A Ma Soeur! is a provocative and shocking drama about sibling rivalry, family discord and relationships. Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday, E...

Padre Padrone (1977) 7.4

Padre Padrone (1977)

The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal fathe...

Sarah Plays a Werewolf (2017) 6.4

Sarah Plays a Werewolf (2017)

On the stage of her high school drama class 17-year-old Sarah gives it all. When she performs, there is an instant of suspense in which she appears to transform completely into her character. But what lies behind Sarah's...