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Coming of age (part 2)

by Niels
My biggest list to date, containing all the coming of age movies i could come up with, from every corner of the world, symbolicly beginning at my own birthdate till now… I absolutely love the genre and, if possible, always choose quit a few in my program when i’m gonna go to a festival or have a marathon with friends. Can’t really explain what’s the magic behind it, and, aged 27 myself, still makes it fun seeing adolescent or young adult struggle with problems i, for a big part, outgrown for a long time. There are, for some reasons, always people looking down on them, as if their problems doesn’t count in their material and boring adult… Read more

My biggest list to date, containing all the coming of age movies i could come up with, from every corner of the world, symbolicly beginning at my own birthdate till now…

I absolutely love the genre and, if possible, always choose quit a few in my program when i’m gonna go to a festival or have a marathon with friends. Can’t really explain what’s the magic behind it, and, aged 27 myself, still makes it fun seeing adolescent or young adult struggle with problems i, for a big part, outgrown for a long time. There are, for some reasons, always people looking down on them, as if their problems doesn’t count in their material and boring adult word, but i find them beautiful in all their shapes and sizes and feel glad i’m not alone, seeing so many people my age already liked this page. For now i’m convinced i will always keep liking them and wanna make it my mission to be as complete as possible. So when you have any tips or titles for me, even where coming of age is just a sideplot, just name them and i will include them as soon as i see them. For now, many thanks, and remember: without all you filmbuffs this wasn’t possible.

There is also a part 1. Beginning at my both parents birthdate, till the start of this one. Same story goes for that. Although i’m a bit more fan of the modern ones, because i can indentify more with the youth portrayed in them…
Find it here: https://mubi.com/lists/obscure-coming-of-age

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