New Waterford Girl
New Waterford Girl (2000)

This tale was inspired by scripter Fish's high-school reunion in New Waterford, where she discovered a new breed of girl (hence, the title). It riffs off the old city mouse, country mouse fable: All that Mooney wants is to become a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 21, 2000
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This winning little comedy from Pump Up the Volume director Allan Moyle... is worth seeking on DVD.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Sweet, if not profound, with several laugh-out-loud moments, and a wonderful portrait of place.

Emily Bobrow
Film Journal International

The film manages to remain engaging, because even if most of the film is about Mooney just being moody, it certainly looks good on her.

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Andrew Howe

A film which can be enjoyed on many levels.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Perry
Standing between their laneways in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, a coal-mining town on Cape Breton, Mooney Pottie (Liane Balaban) gives new-girl-in-town Lou (Tara… More
Leo L
Red Lats
Life is tough for Moonie Pottie in the small town - especially a coal-mining Cape Breton small town. A big city family moves into town, and Moonie and her new… More
Mark Abell
New Waterford Girl is a quirky, largely implausible story about a young girl who dreams of leaving the small town in Nova Scotia where she grew up. Moonie… More