Girlhood Revisited: Women's Coming-of-Age Films

A chronological roundup of women's coming-of-age movies written and/or directed by women. Starts from the silent era and goes all the way up through today.

There are 24 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • Minne
  • Outrage
  • Una gringuita en México
  • Hard, Fast and Beautiful
  • Take Care of My Little Girl
  • On the Loose
  • Mandy
  • Tower of Lilies
  • Finishing School
  • Lili
  • Problem Child
  • The Moon Has Risen
  • Jedda
  • Lovers and Lollipops
  • The Story of Pure Love
  • All Mine to Give
  • Eighteen and Anxious
  • Bonjour Tristesse
  • High School Hellcats
  • Kiku and Isamu: Two Siblings Born in Japan
  • Gidget
  • The Diary of a High School Bride
  • Blue Denim
  • The Snow Maiden