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10 favorite youth films

Director: Richard Linklater
Writers: Richard Linklater As Kim Krizan
Players: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert 

IMDb rating: 8.1

Before Sunrise, one of the movies every cinema follower knows, is an iconic production that introduces Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy to the world. A French young woman and a young man who is a US citizen meet on a train journey in Europe. Getting off the train in Vienna, the duo spend the night together for the first and last time. 


Director: Damien Chazelle
Author: Damien Chazelle
Players: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt

IMDb rating: 8.0

At La La Land, one of the most beloved musical productions of recent years, we witness both the career journey and the love of an actor and a musician who wants to realize their dreams in Los Angeles. The Film won 6 Oscars. Director Damien Chazelle, 32, made history as the 'youngest director to win an Oscar', while Emma Stone won the first Oscar of her career for her memorable performance in this film.


Director: Nick Cassavetes
Players: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner

IMDb rating: 7.8

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling work wonders in 'The Notebook, one of the most beautiful love movies ever. In the 1940s, a 17-year-old girl named Allie Hamilton comes to Seabrook Island in the United States on vacation with her family. And here he begins to bond with Noah, a working teenager. Despite the class differences between them, the duo who love each other 2 Dec. Several challenges await, especially in World War II. 


Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Author: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Players: Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir 

IMDb rating: 7.4

Thór and Kristján, who are spending their summer vacation in a quiet town in Iceland, are each other's best friends. As one of the two close friends tries to open up to the girl he is in love with, the other teenager realizes that he has different feelings for his friend. 


Director: Justin Baldoni
Writers: Mikki Daughtry As Tobias Iaconis
Players: Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Moises Arias 

IMDb rating: 7.2

Two teenagers suffering from cystic fibrosis meet at the clinic where they are staying for treatment and fall in love with each other. It's one of the most talked about romantic productions in recent times... You can watch it via Netflix. 


Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Writers: Nick Hornby (screenplay), Cheryl Strayed (book)
Players: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann 

IMDb rating: 7.1

Cheryl Strayed, who became a drug addict after her mother's death and whose marriage ended, crosses the Pacific Crest Road alone, one of the most challenging trekking areas in the United States. Reese Witherspoon, who plays a young woman who makes peace with her past and herself on this dangerous journey, was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress.


Director: Susan Johnson
Writers: Sofia Alvarez (screenplay), Jenny Han (novel)
Players: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish 

Five intense loves... Five intimate letters. This young girl, whose life changed when the private letters she kept to herself were sent against her Will, was very much loved! You can watch the sequel on Netflix. 


Director: Brett Haley
Writers: Jennifer Niven As Liz Hannah
Players: Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp 

IMDb rating: 6.5

Grappling with his personal problems, two teenagers embark on a relaxing journey to write about the wonders of Indiana. On this journey, a strong bond is established between the two.dec. You can watch it via Netflix.


Director: Gary Winick
Writers: Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa
Players: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer 

IMDb rating: 6.2

'I wish I was 30,' the film that stars Jennifer Garner, is based on a 13-year-old teenage girl wishing she could grow up and turn 30 as soon as possible... This girl's wish comes true, and after her birthday, she wakes up at the age of 30. But his life is more complicated than he could have predicted. You can watch this delightful production via Netflix. 


Director: Ivan Reitman
Writers: Elizabeth Meriwether (screenplay), Michael Samonek (story)
Players: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline 

IMDb rating: 6.2

Emma and Adam, who met at the age of 14 but didn't see each other for years, get together years later.Dec. Although they decide not to connect and only have sexual intercourse, they cannot prevent love. 

Bonus: Natalie Portman's 10 best films

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