New Waterford Girl


1h 37m 2000

Brief Synopsis

During the mid-'70s, gifted 15-year-old Mooney Pottie dreams of life beyond the confines of her small coal-mining town of New Waterford on the island of Cape Breton, but things only begin to look up when Lou, a fun-loving teen from New York, moves in next door.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Period
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Canadian Broadcasting Company (Cbc); Harold Greenberg Fund; Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation; TTlTfilm Canada; The Movie Network
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA; Alliance Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; National Film Board Of Canada; Wellspring Home Entertainment
Location
New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

During the mid-'70s, gifted 15-year-old Mooney Pottie dreams of life beyond the confines of her small coal-mining town of New Waterford on the island of Cape Breton, but things only begin to look up when Lou, a fun-loving teen from New York, moves in next door.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Period
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Canadian Broadcasting Company (Cbc); Harold Greenberg Fund; Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation; TTlTfilm Canada; The Movie Network
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA; Alliance Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; National Film Board Of Canada; Wellspring Home Entertainment
Location
New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for seven 2000 Genie Awards including Best Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Nicholas Campbell), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Stacy Smith), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Mary Walsh), Best Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design, Best Achievement in Costume Design and Best Achievement in Editing by the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television.

Released in United States Summer June 9, 2000

Released in United States on Video March 19, 2002

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States January 2000

Released in United States February 2000

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 26 - February 6, 2000.

Shown at European Film Market February 9-20, 2000.

Began shooting October 13, 1998.

Released in United States Summer June 9, 2000

Released in United States on Video March 19, 2002

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 26 - February 6, 2000.)

Released in United States January 2000 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema) January 20-30, 2000.)

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at European Film Market February 9-20, 2000.)