The opening shot of Celine Sciamma’s Girlhood (French: Bande De Filles) is a football game fraught with tension – the action set to eerie, with claustrophobic synth beats reminiscent of Billy Idol circa “White Wedding”. 654 more words
Tags » Coming Of Age Film
Langley FilmBox presents Richard Linklater’s epic coming-of-age film BOYHOOD (2014) on Thursday 7th May.
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, BOYHOOD is the story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen in front of our eyes. 148 more words
Earlier this week a friend reminded me of the existence of this photograph.
It’s a great photo. Jean-Pierre Léaud, standing before a painting of a younger version of himself playing a younger version of the director of the film that gave him his career. 954 more words
A dramatic title – but fittingly so. The coming-of-age film hold’s so much resonance. In one form or another, a coming-of-age movie can reaffirm your lust for life, and your want for adventure. 844 more words