Oct 15, · Coming of Age Short Film "Island in the Sun" l Grief and a formidable stranger l SFS Festival - Duration: Sydney Film School 28, views. The film tells the story of Timothy, an openly gay male at an all boys private school. He has a crush on Jonathan, the rugby team captain. Jonathan is the only one who really doesn’t torment Timothy for his sexuality. Timothy’s mother is still trying to cope with finding out that her son is gay and Timothy has no father figure. Boys Coming of Age Films: ik zing "ikzing" For a Lost Soldier "For a Lost Soldier is another favorite for its honest depiction of a boy in a consentual intergenerational relationship." Ma Vie en Rose "Deals with year-old gay coming of age so honestly, humorously and seriously that this is an all-time classic." My Life As a Dog "Children yearn for love, attention and affection. This movie.