Definition of 'coming of age'
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We had considered it proof of something back then, maybe coming of age, certainly not literacy. NO BODY
A coming-of-age Brooklyn story that becomes something much tougher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What follows is possibly the most imaginative of all coming-of-age movies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is a coming-of-age story told with unflinching realism and insightful humour. The Sun (2015)This engaging coming-of-age tale has a quality period soundtrack that largely eschews the obvious choices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tell that to the thousands likely to be nostalgic for the coming-of-age movie they saw when they were young. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is partly a coming-of-age story. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An endearing and original coming-of-age story. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THIS film has coming-of-age drama written all over it. The Sun (2016)A dazzling feast for the eye in a show that blends shadows and circus tricks in a coming-of-age tale. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a poignant teenage coming-of-age movie, too. Christianity Today (2000)Everybody expected good things from this $6 million coming-of-age movie. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Striking coming-of-age drama set by the British seaside and with a decidedly dark edge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Submarine is a coming-of-age story set in Wales. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But underneath all the big talk and gross out gags, this is actually an astute little coming-of-age film. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their Jane is a coming-of-age story. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead what we got was largely a coming-of-age drama, the core story of which spoke as loudly as the sharp cinematography. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is a beautiful and poignant coming-of-age story, as well as a tense and honest portrait of the ups and downs of friendship and being an adolescent. The Sun (2016)
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