Exploring the intricacies of youth has always been a long-standing trend throughout the history of cinema. However, films that seek this theme, but, at the same time, try to show possible exaggerations and erratic actions of the period are a niche more select. Here, we try to bring what is best in the movies about the exaggerations of youth, remembering that the films below alternate between a positive and negative view of the world. Let’s go to the list!
10º – After Lucia (Michel Franco, 2012)After moving to a new city with her father, a teenager will begin an exacerbated routine with her classmates at her school. Disturbing, ‘After Lucia’ is a film needed by parents, showing how dangerous is an affective withdrawal from their children’s lives. The film also spells out the erratic way a youth governs its day-to-day quasi-destructive life.
9º – Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe, 2000)A teenager has the opportunity to follow the tour of a rock band in order to write an article for a magazine. ‘Almost Famous’ is concise in its history and dynamic in its triggering of scenes resulting in a great movie. Here we explore a positive side of the exaggerations of adolescence, showing how important this can be for the development of the individual.
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