• Canada
  • 1972
  • 95 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.66:1
  • English
  •  

In the early 1970s, ten teenagers (five boys and five girls) leave behind parents, school, and all other authority figures to live on a farm for ten weeks. What emerges in front of Allan King’s cameras are the fears, hopes, and alienation of a disillusioned generation. Come On Children is a swift, vivid rendering of the growing pains of a counterculture.

Film Essays

Eclipse Series 24: The Actuality Dramas of Allan King

By Michael KoreskySeptember 21, 2010

WARRENDALE: MAN OF ACTIONAllan King was one of cinema’s most acute chroniclers of unadorned . . . Read more »

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Web Exclusives

Three Tributes to Allan King

By Colleen Murphy, Sarah Polley, and Patrick WatsonFebruary 02, 2011

These tributes first appeared in the winter 2010 issue of Brick, a literary journal based in . . . Read more »


Web Exclusives

The Local Cadence of Allan King’s Filmmaking

By Marni JacksonFebruary 02, 2011

This essay first appeared in the winter 2010 issue of Brick, a literary journal based in . . . Read more »


Web Exclusives

An Interview with Allan King

By Blaine Allan, Seth Feldman, and Peter HarcourtFebruary 02, 2011

This interview was published in the winter 2010 issue of Brick, a literary journal based in . . . Read more »


Press Notes

Press Notes: 2010—One Last Look

January 03, 2011

Before we put 2010 to bed, we thought we’d catch up with all the year-end lists that have . . . Read more »


Press Notes

Press Notes: Looking Back at 2010

December 22, 2010

Sight & Sound’s annual poll of the year’s best DVD (and Blu-ray) releases is out, and this . . . Read more »


Press Notes

Press Notes: The Actuality Dramas of Allan King

September 27, 2010

In his Los Angeles Times review of Eclipse Series 24, critic Dennis Lim lays out why readers . . . Read more »


Film Essays

Eclipse Series 24: The Actuality Dramas of Allan King

By Michael KoreskySeptember 21, 2010

WARRENDALE: MAN OF ACTIONAllan King was one of cinema’s most acute chroniclers of unadorned . . . Read more »


Dispatches

King of Canada

By Adam NaymanSeptember 16, 2010

I didn’t know quite what to say to Allan King when I met him for the first time in the fall . . . Read more »


Dispatches

Memory for Allan

By Sami KhanSeptember 16, 2010

Seven years ago, I was a bright-eyed recent university grad who had just moved to the big . . . Read more »