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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 ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.] ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording)

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

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 ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.] ; directed by Kimberly Peirce
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
PU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Jim Denault; edited by Lee Percy, Tracy Granger; music by Nathan Larson
Intended audience
Rated: R, for violence, including an intense and brutal rape scene, sexuality, language and drug use
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S47
LC item number
B69 2002
PerformerNote
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peirce, Kimberly
  • Sharp, John
  • Bienen, Andy
  • Swank, Hilary
  • Sevigny, Chloë
  • Sarsgaard, Peter
  • Sexton, Brendan
  • Larson, Nathan
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Independent Film Channel
  • Killer Films
  • Hart-Sharp Entertainment (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teena, Brandon
  • Transsexuals
  • Nebraska
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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 ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.] ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/mtegen.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • CPL DVD#
  • Title from disc label
  • DVD label lists running time as 118 min.; packaging lists running time as 116 min
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Special features: audio commentary by the director; a featurette (5 min.); the original theatrical trailer; TV spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn187711800
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543001744
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2000173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)187711800
  • (Sirsi) a5956281
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen (1.85:1); dual layer
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 ; written by Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen ; produced by Jeffrey Sharp ... [et al.] ; directed by Kimberly Peirce, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/mtegen.gif
Publication
Note
  • CPL DVD#
  • Title from disc label
  • DVD label lists running time as 118 min.; packaging lists running time as 116 min
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Special features: audio commentary by the director; a featurette (5 min.); the original theatrical trailer; TV spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn187711800
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543001744
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2000173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)187711800
  • (Sirsi) a5956281
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen (1.85:1); dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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