coming of age

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coming of age

n
1. the moment when a person or thing reaches an important stage of development
2.
a. the time when a person reaches legal adulthood
b. (as modifier): a coming-of-age ceremony.
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Summary: The movie is reportedly a coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai
The coming-of-age story follows the four March sisters - Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy - who live at home with their mother, Marmee.
Among the humor and sorrow, a true coming-of-age story emerges within a galactic conflict that threatens the very fabric of the universe.
It is a coming-of-age story that packs an emotional wallop.
Natasha is a coming-of-age story about Russian Jewish immigrants in Toronto, and is adapted from the title story of Bezmozgis's debut collection.
This gripping new eight-part spy drama is a coming-of-age story set against the real events, culture wars and political realities of Germany in the Eighties.
Nigerian Obioma (who is in his 20s and teaches at the University of Nebraska) sets his debut novel, a coming-of-age story and parable of both Cain and Abel and Nigeria's contradictory politics, in a small town in 1990s Nigeria.
This might sound dodgy, but Marielle Heller's vibrant and intelligent debut is a frank and deeply impressive coming-of-age story about 15-year-old Minnie (Powley) in 1970s San Francisco who has a sexual relationship with her mother's boyfriend (Skarsgard).
It's a classic coming-of-age story that manages to be funny and moving and Rob Reiner coaxes brilliant performances out of the young cast, right.
The Book of Broken Hearts provides a fine coming-of-age story and tells of Jude, the only sister still living at home.
It's a tender and moving coming-of-age story, partly set in Liverpool and using gentle humour to create a profound and uplifting experience.
Her Mother's Secret is essentially a coming-of-age story as Sarah realizes her dream to become an artist and find her place among her family.