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The Resource Boys don't cry, a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.]; directed by Kimberly Peirce ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen, (videorecording)

Boys don't cry, a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.]; directed by Kimberly Peirce ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen, (videorecording)

Label
Boys don't cry
Title
Boys don't cry
Statement of responsibility
a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.]; directed by Kimberly Peirce ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
Academy Award 2000: Best Actress (Hilary Swank)
Cataloging source
SUC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Jim Denault ; editors, Lee Percy, Tracy Granger ; music, Nathan Larson
Intended audience
MPAA Rated: R
Language note
Closed-captioned. In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
PerformerNote
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Swank, Hilary
  • Sevigny, Chloë
  • Sarsgaard, Peter
  • Sexton, Brendan
  • Sharp, Jeffrey
  • Peirce, Kimberly
  • Bienen, Andy
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Independent Film Channel
  • Killer Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teena, Brandon
  • Transsexuals
  • Hate crimes
  • Nebraska
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Boys don't cry, a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.]; directed by Kimberly Peirce ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999
  • Special features include an additional sound track of audio commentary by the director, a featurette (5 min.), the original theatrical trailer, and other related materials
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
44023460
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543001737
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2000173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)44023460
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Boys don't cry, a Kimberly Peirce film ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.]; directed by Kimberly Peirce ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999
  • Special features include an additional sound track of audio commentary by the director, a featurette (5 min.), the original theatrical trailer, and other related materials
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
44023460
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543001737
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2000173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)44023460
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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