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American Boyfriends

Directed by Sandy Wilson
Canada, 1989 (fiction, 93 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Mes copains américains", "My American Boyfriend"

Film Description:
"It's 1965, and Sandy Wilcox, last seen in My American Cousin, is now a seventeen-year-old with backcombed hair and a head full of dreams. She kisses her hometown goodbye and goes off to Simon Fraser University where she befriends Julie LaBelle who shares her desire for adventure. An inivitation to Sandy's cousin Butch's wedding in Portland, Oregon, starts the girls off. They meet up with hometown girlfriends Thelma and Lizzie, and jammed into Thelma's Volkswagon with lots of luggage, drive south of the border. At the wedding, Butch gives Sandy the keys to his '57 Cadillac, and suddenly California dreaming becomes a bittersweet reality."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Sandra Wilson
Produced by: Sandra Wilson, Steven DeNure, George Johnson, Robert Lantos
Principal Cast: Scott Anderson, Michele Bardeaux, Jason Blicker, Delia Brett, Gordon Currie, Loren Dunsworth, Margaret Langrick, Troy Mallory, Liisa Repo-Martell, John Wildman
Cinematography: Brenton Spencer
Film Editing: Lara Mazur
Music: Terry Frewer
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada, Backseat Productions Ltd.

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