Keyword difficult childhood Movies

Matilda 6.9

1996 Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A grouchy couple are parents to a very sweet girl, Matilda. Unlike her bratty brother and mean parents, Matilda becomes a very sweet and extremely intelligent 6 year old girl, who is very keen to go to school and…

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7.9

1963 Fantasy, Drama

With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.

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Garden State 7.1

2004 Comedy, Drama, Romance

Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with…

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Birdman of Alcatraz 7.1

1962 Drama

After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new meaning when he happens upon a helpless baby…

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All Good Things 5.9

2010 Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.

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May 6.3

2002 Drama, Horror, Thriller, Romance

Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.

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Black Christmas 4.8

2006 Horror, Thriller

An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.

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Pather Panchali 7.9

1955 Drama

The film is a coming-of-age story of a young boy named Apu, and life in his small Indian village in the early years of the 20th century. Apu is born to a poor Brahmin family in Bengal. His father Harihar is a priest…

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When Father Was Away on Business 6.8

1985 Drama

Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha…

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The Butcher Boy 6.7

1997 Comedy, Drama

Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense.…

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Small Change 7.7

1976 Drama, Comedy

Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the movies, brothers…

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Almost 18 7.2

2012 Comedy, Drama

Almost 18 is a charming and unaffected film about five 17-year-old guys from Helsinki in 2010. Karri, Peter, André, Akseli and Joni dream, party, love and boast like only teenage males can.

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A Little Bit of Soul 8.0

1987 Drama

A bitter coming-of-age story about boy who grows up in a remote Bosnian village shortly after World War II.

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Happiness of Kati 0.0

2009 Drama

Kati is a nine-year-old girl whose mother is suffering from an incurable illness. She must go through steps of happiness and sorrow, bonding and separation, having her hopes fulfilled and losing something she loves.…

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Real Truth 0.0

1972 Drama

Božidarka Frajt (playing herself) is an actress who is unsuccessfully looking for a job in Zagreb. The film follows her everyday life: she spends time with her friends and colleagues, shoots a television commercial…

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