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Title Boys don't cry / a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production
Edition Widescreen version
Published Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Pei/Bdc 2009  AVAILABLE
 MELB  791.4372 Pei/Bdc 2009  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  791.4372 Pei/Bdc 2009  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Award series
Award series.
Summary A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999
Dates vary: Case-slip, c2005; jewel case, c2000
"DVD release date: October 13, 2009"--AMAZON
Special features: Featurette, director's commentary, theatrical trailers, TV spots
Credits Producers, Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.] ; writers, Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; director, Kimberly Peirce ; cinematography, Jim Denault ; editors, Lee Percy, Tracy Granger ; music, Nathan Larson
Cast Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III
Notes DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby surround stereo
Rated R
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles
Academy Award for Best Actress, 1999
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Teena, Brandon, 1972-1993 -- Drama.
Transsexuals -- Nebraska -- Drama.
Hate crimes -- Nebraska -- Drama.
Nebraska -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Author Swank, Hilary.
Sevigny, Chloë.
Sarsgaard, Peter.
Sexton, Brendan, 1980-
Sharp, Jeffrey.
Peirce, Kimberly.
Bienen, Andy.
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Independent Film Channel.
Killer Films.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.