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Cadillac Girls is a 1993 Canadian drama film directed by Nicholas Kendall and starring Jennifer Dale, Mia Kirshner, Adam Beach, and Gregory Harrison.[1]

Cadillac Girls
Directed byNicholas Kendall
Produced byNicholas Kendall
Christopher Zimmer
Christian Bruyère
Written byPeter Behrens
StarringJennifer Dale
Mia Kirshner
Adam Beach
Gregory Harrison
Music bySimon Kendall
CinematographyGlen MacPherson
Edited byLara Mazur
Distributed byCineplex Odeon Films
Release date
  • May 28, 1993 (1993-05-28) (Seattle)
  • January 21, 1994 (1994-01-21) (Canada)
Running time
96 minutes



Sally (Jennifer Dale) is a college professor and single mother in San Francisco who moves with her troubled and delinquent daughter Page (Mia Kirshner) back to her hometown of Ingonish, Nova Scotia after her father's death.[2] Page takes quite favourably to smalltown life and begins dating Will (Adam Beach), while Sally begins a new relationship with poet Sam (Gregory Harrison), but all of their new happiness leaves Sally struggling to decide what to do when she is offered her dream job with Harvard University.[1]


At the 14th Genie Awards, musician and composer Simon Kendall won the award for Best Original Score for his work on the film.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Canadian single-mother saga Cadillac Girls ends up in the ditch". Montreal Gazette, September 2, 1993.
  2. ^ "Film Review: Cadillac Girls". The Globe and Mail, January 21, 1994.
  3. ^ "Genies honor Gould film: B.C. comedy the Lotus Eaters a big winner with three awards". Waterloo Region Record, December 13, 1993.

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