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The Resource Boys Don't Cry, Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions present ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; a Kimberly Peirce film ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp, John Hart, Eva Kolodner and Christine Vachon ; co-producer Mort Swinsky ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording DVD)

Boys Don't Cry, Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions present ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; a Kimberly Peirce film ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp, John Hart, Eva Kolodner and Christine Vachon ; co-producer Mort Swinsky ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Boys Don't Cry
Title
Boys Don't Cry
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions present ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; a Kimberly Peirce film ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp, John Hart, Eva Kolodner and Christine Vachon ; co-producer Mort Swinsky ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; directed by Kimberly Peirce
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actress, 1999.
Cataloging source
VAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Nathan Larson ; editors, Lee Percy, Tracy Granger ; cinematography, Jim Denault
Dewey number
B
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peirce, Kimberly
  • Sharp, Jeffrey
  • Bienen, Andy
  • Swank, Hilary
  • Sevigny, Chloë
  • Sarsgaard, Peter
  • Sexton, Brendan
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Independent Film Channel
  • Killer Films
  • Hart-Sharp Entertainment (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
Series statement
Award series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teena, Brandon
  • Teena, Brandon
  • Transsexuals
  • Hate crimes
  • Hate crimes
  • Transsexuals
  • Nebraska
  • Nebraska
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Boys Don't Cry, Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions present ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; a Kimberly Peirce film ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp, John Hart, Eva Kolodner and Christine Vachon ; co-producer Mort Swinsky ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Governing access note
Restricted viewing: age 18 and above
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543001751
  • 024543001744
  • 024543610670
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2606085
  • (OCoLC)496655149
  • (OCoLC)ocn496655149
  • 1618054
  • 2606085
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; dual layer, widescreen 1.85:1; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Boys Don't Cry, Fox Searchlight Pictures and the Independent Film Channel Productions present ; a Killer Films/Hart-Sharp Entertainment production ; a Kimberly Peirce film ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp, John Hart, Eva Kolodner and Christine Vachon ; co-producer Mort Swinsky ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Governing access note
Restricted viewing: age 18 and above
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543001751
  • 024543001744
  • 024543610670
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2000173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2606085
  • (OCoLC)496655149
  • (OCoLC)ocn496655149
  • 1618054
  • 2606085
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; dual layer, widescreen 1.85:1; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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