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Boys Don't Cry

Rating:R (for violence including an intense brutal rape scene, sexuality, language and drug use)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 8, 1999
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton, Alison Folland
Director:Kimberly Peirce
Producer:Eva Kolodner, Jeff Sharp
Writer:Andy Bienen, Kimberly Peirce
Distributor:Twentieth Century Fox

Description: Follow Teena Brandon as she becomes Brandon Teena and claims a new male identity in the rural town of Falls City, Nebraska. There, Brandon successfully pulls off portraying a man unbeknownst to the women he's dating, eventually falling in love with Lana. He also befriends Lana's friends John and Tom. At First, Brandon's new friends like him and treat him as a buddy. But when Brandon's sexual identity is revealed, the deception triggers a spiral of horrific violence that ends in homicide.

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