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R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Young female-to-male transgender Brandon Teena (Hilary Swank) leaves his hometown under threat when his ex-girlfriend's brother discovers that he's biologically female. Resettling in the small town of Falls City, Nebraska, Brandon falls for Lana (Chloë Sevigny), an aspiring singer, and begins to plan for their future together. But when her ex-convict friends, John (Peter Sarsgaard) and Tom (Brendan Sexton III), learn Brandon's secret, things change very quickly.

Cast: Hilary Swank , Chloë Sevigny , Peter Sarsgaard , Brendan Sexton III , Alison Folland , Alicia Goranson , Matt McGrath , Rob Campbell

Director: Kimberly Peirce

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Fox, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Release Date: October 8th, 1999|1 hr. 59 min.

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