Coming of age films are targeted toward a wide variety of ages. All throughout adolescence, there are different ways of “coming of age,” and different films address this. Some films focus on high school seniors heading off to college and needing to step into an adult world. Some are about freshmen, sophomores, and juniors learning to navigate the tricky world of teenage social norms.
Another set of movies focus on the preteen years, when puberty has just begun. The transition from child to teenager can be an uncomfortable [...]