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New Waterford Girl Movie Review Summary

Actors: Liane Balaban, Tara Spencer Nairn, Nicholas Campbell, Mary Walsh, Andrew McCarthy, Cathy Moriarty

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The only thing on young Moonie Pottie's mind is to get out of small town New Waterford. She dreams of being in a cosmopolitan city like Paris, Berlin or New York. Her teacher (Andrew McCarthy) sees promise in the girl, and submits her name to an arts school in NYC. When Lou, a girl from New York and the daughter of a disgraced boxer, moves in next door, she and Moonie slowly become friends. Together they learn about themselves in this coming-of-age story set in grey and oppressive Cape Breton. When Moonie is accepted to the school in New York her parents do not allow her to attend, and Moonie comes up with her own outrageous scheme to get out of New Waterford.
The review of this Movie prepared by A. Charlotte Riley








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   general coming of age story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Canadian

Setting

Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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