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Twitter Users Ponder the Best Coming of Age Movies

By Petr Knava | Social Media | June 14, 2021 |

By Petr Knava | Social Media | June 14, 2021 |


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I’m a sucker for a good coming of age film. If it’s done well, it’s just such a satisfying and potent arc to witness. Deploying varying mixtures of sweetness, melancholy, sorrow, nostalgia, and joy, coming of age stories have an inherent power to move us. They can be extremely powerful across cultural and identity-based specifities thanks to the universally relatable experience that is coming of age. The good folk over at Bright Wall/Dark Room had coming of age movies on their mind over the weekend when they tweeted the following prompt:

The responses were a treat.

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Petr is a staff contributor. You can follow him on Twitter.



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