coming-of-age (film)


coming-of-age (film)
  a film associated with difficult teen rites of passage (from adolescence to adulthood), the onset of puberty, the loss of naive innocence and childhood dreams, the experience of growing up, achieving sexual identity, etc.; aka teen films
  Examples: Rebel Without A Cause (1955) with iconic James Dean, Summer of '42 (1971), American Graffiti (1973), Breaking Away (1979), the films of John Hughes

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