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Boys don't cry / a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production.

Swank, Hilary. (Added Author). Sevigny, Chloë. (Added Author). Sarsgaard, Peter. (Added Author). Sexton, Brendan, 1980- (Added Author). Sharp, John. (Added Author). Peirce, Kimberly. (Added Author). Bienen, Andy. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Independent Film Channel. (Added Author). Killer Films. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD BOYS (DRAMA) (Text) 39206019135498 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen version.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
Includes an additional sound track of audio commentary by the director, a featurette (5 min.), the original theatrical trailer, and other related materials.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producers, Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.] ; writers, Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; director, Kimberly Peirce ; cinematography, Jim Denault ; editors, Lee Percy, Tracy Granger ; music, Nathan Larson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Teena, Brandon, 1972-1993 > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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