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Rated R · 119 minutes · 2000

Docudrama
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.
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Writer: Kimberly Peirce and Andy Bienen
Producer: Jill Footlick, John Hart, Caroline Kaplan, Pamela Koffler, Eva Kolodner, Jon Marcus, Jonathan Sehring, Jeff Sharp, Bradford Simpson, John Sloss, Morton Swinsky and Christine Vachon
Cast: Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alison Folland, Alicia Goranson, Matt McGrath, Rob Campbell and Jeanetta Arnette

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