Boys don't cry [videorecording] / a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production.
Call Number: MU Ellis DVD Collection PN1997 .B69 2000
Publication Date: 2000
Teena Brandon alters her appearance to appear as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. She moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under her new identity. All goes well until her new friends discover her secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself.
"A true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself, Boys Don't Cry is 'one of the 10 best films of 1999' (National Board of Review). Critically acclaimed and nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, this four-star, 'must-see' (People), 'riveting' (Entertainment Weekly) drama features incredible performanced by newcomers Hilary Swank and Chloë Sevigny.