Why to Watch - Boys Don't Cry

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Boys Don't Cry (1999) Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance | 118min | March 31, 2000 (United States) 7.5
Director: Kimberly PeirceWriter: Kimberly Peirce, Andy BienenStars: Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter SarsgaardSummary: Based on actual events. Brandon Teena is the popular new guy in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the guys, drinking, cussing, and bumper surfing, and he charms the young women, who've never met a more sensitive and considerate young man. Life is good for Brandon, now that he's one of the guys and dating hometown beauty Lana; however, he's forgotten to mention one important detail. It's not that he's wanted in another town for GTA and other assorted crimes, but that Brandon Teena was actually born a woman named Teena Brandon. When his best friends make this discovery, Brandon's life is ripped apart. —Zhe


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