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Coming of Age on Film

by Acerk21

“Coming of Age” is a film genre which focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood. Personal growth and change is an important characteristic of this genre, and themes of developing sexual identity, personal philosophy, and political opinions are often featured.

Below is a list of films that I believe best capture that sometimes wonderful, sometimes painful stage of life:

(In no particular order)