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Peter Stack. Jonathan Foreman. A stirring, emotionally true testament to foolish bravery as well as shameful evidence of the severity with which it is so often punished. Mark Caro. Louis B. Peirce seems to have researched her subject with grad-school-thesis intensity.
Mike Clark. Scene after scene takes place on several emotional levels at once, with love, hate, confusion, courage, yearning, hopelessness, strength, and desperation all thrown into the mix. David Steinberg. Despite being one of the first major films to grapple with being transgender in America, Boys Don't Cry is neither self-congratulatory, heavy-handed, nor exploitative.
Alyssa Bereznak. Cole Smithey. Time has made Kimberly Peirce's dramatic debut about sexual misfit, stunningly played by Hilary Swank, even more relevant and powerful.
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How did you buy your ticket? View All Photos 2. Movie Info. Based on a true story, Boys Don't Cry was adapted from the life of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a transgender man who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. A true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself, Boys Don't Cry is critically acclaimed and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. R for violence including an intense brutal rape scene, sexuality, language and drug use.
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