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3.1
9 Ratings

My American Cousin

Directed by Sandy Wilson
Canada, 1985
Drama, Biography

Synopsis

Humdrum ranch life in late-1950s British Columbia gets all shook up when California hepcat Butch roars in one day in a snazzy red convertible, then turns adoring 12-year-old cousin Sandy on to rock and roll, chewing gum and teenage angst.

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My American Cousin Directed by Sandy Wilson

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1985 | Winner: International Critics' Award

Genie Awards

1986 | 6 wins including: Best Motion Picture

1986 | 5 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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