9781844576463

100 Films to Get You Through Your Teens

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    9781844576463

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    1844576469

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-10-31
  • Publisher: British Film Institute

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Summary

This cinematic guide is designed to help teenagers navigate a period of life that is by turns exciting, difficult and full of adventure. From The Freshmen (1925) to The Selfish Giant (2013), this diverse selection of films has something for everyone, whether they're looking to celebrate, explore, find respite from or reminisce about teenage life.

Author Biography

Ben Howarth has worked with organisations including Cineclub and Into Film and visited hundreds of schools around the UK, teaching filmmaking skills and introducing young people to new and old films from around the world.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Freshman (1925), Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
2. Angels With Dirty Faces (1938), Michael Curtiz
3. Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Alfred Hitchcock
4. The Wild One (1953), Laslo Benedek
5. Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Nicholas Ray
6. King Creole (1958), Michael Curtiz
7. The 400 Blows (1959) , Francois Truffaut
8. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959), George Stevens
9. West Side Story, (1961), Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
10. Lord of the Flies (1963), Peter Brook
11. If… (1968), Lindsay Anderson
12. Kes (1969), Ken Loach
13. Walkabout (1971), Nicolas Roeg
14. Harold and Maude (1971), Hal Ashby
15. The Last Picture Show (1971), Peter Bogdanovich
16. Melody (1971), Waris Hussein
17. American Graffiti (1973), George Lucas
20. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), Peter Weir
21. House (1977), Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
22. Grease (1978), Randal Kleiser
23. The Warriors (1979), Walter Hill
24. Gregory's Girl (1981), Bill Forsyth
25. The Outsiders (1983), Francis Ford Coppola
26. WarGames (1983), John Badham
27. The Karate Kid (1984), John G. Avildsen
28. Footloose (1984), Herbert Ross
29. Teen Wolf (1985), Rod Daniel
30. My Life as a Dog (1985), Lasse Hallstrom
31. The Breakfast Club (1985), John Hughes
32. The Goonies (1985), Richard Donner
33. Mask (1985), Peter Bogdanovich
34. Better Off Dead (1985), Savage Steve Holland
35. The Color Purple (1985), Steven Spielberg
36. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), John Hughes
37. Stand By Me (1986), Rob Reiner
38. Pretty in Pink (1986), Howard Deutch
39. Dirty Dancing (1987), Emile Ardolino
40. The Lost Boys (1987), Joel Schumacher
41. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987), Louis Malle
42. Hairspray (1988), John Waters
43. Salaam Bombay! (1988), Mira Nair
44. Akira (1988), Katsuhiro Ohtomo
45. Heathers (1988), Michael Lehmann
46. Say Anything (1989), Cameron Crowe
47. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Stephen Herek
48. Pump Up the Volume (1990), Allan Moyle
49. Cry-Baby (1990), John Waters
50. Edward Scissorhands (1990), Tim Burton
51. Boyz n the Hood (1991), John Singleton
52. Wayne's World (1992), Penelope Spheeris
53. The Long Day Closes (1992), Terence Davies
54. The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk (1993), Corey Yuen
55. Dazed and Confused (1993), Richard Linklater
56. Clueless (1995), Amy Heckerling
57. La Haine (1995), Mathieu Kassovitz
58. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), Todd Solondz
59. Romeo + Juliet (1996), Baz Luhrmann
60. Rushmore (1998), Wes Anderson
61. The Apple (1998), Samira Makhmalbaf
62. Rosetta (1999), Jean Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
63. Billy Elliot (2000), Stephen Daldry
64. Ghost World (2001), Terry Zwigoff
65. Donnie Darko (2001), Richard Kelly
66. Bowling for Columbine (2001), Michael Moore
67. Spellbound (2002), Jeffrey Blitz
68. Spider-man (2002), Sam Raimi
69. Together With You (2002), Chen Kaige
70. Elephant (2003), Gus Van Sant
71. Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Jared Hess
72. Mean Girls (2004), Mark Waters
73. Maria Full of Grace (2004), Joshua Marston
74. Once Upon a Time in High School (2004), Ha Yu
75. Brick (2005), Rian Johnson
76. The Squid and the Whale (2005), Noah Baumbach
77. MirrorMask (2005), Dave McKean
78. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (2005), Ken Kwapis
79. Offside (2006), Jafar Panahi
80. Marie Antoinette (2006), Sofia Coppola
81. Superbad (2007), Greg Mottola
82. XXY (2007), Lucía Puenzo
83. Juno (2007), Jason Reitman
84. Son of Rambow (2007), Garth Jennings
85. Billy the Kid (2007), Jennifer Venditti
86. Chop Shop (2007), Ramin Bahrani
87. Persepolis (2007), Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud
88. Twilight (2008), Catherine Hardwicke
89. The Wave (2008), Dennis Gansel
90. Entre Les Murs (The Class) (2008), Laurent Cantet
91. Let the Right One In (2008), Tomas Alfredson
92. Somers Town (2008), Shane Meadows
93. Nowhere Boy (2009), Sam Taylor-Wood
94. Submarine (2010), Richard Ayoade
95. Scott Pilgrim Vs the World (2010), Edgar Wright
96. Attack the Block (2011), Joe Cornish
97. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Stephen Chbosky
98. The Hunger Games (2012), Gary Ross
99. The Bling Ring (2013), Sofia Coppola
100. The Selfish Giant (2013), Clio Barnard

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