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Boys Don't Cry Movie Review Summary

Actors: Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III,Alison Folland, Alicia Goranson

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Boys Don't Cry

Boys don't cry is a movie about a young transgender man who is raped by his male friends after they discover that he has the genital organs of a female.




The review of this Movie prepared by Medha Behera



Teena Brandon, a boyish young woman in Lincoln, Nebraska, adopts the dress and ways of a young man and starts calling herself Brandon Teena. She moves to the smaller town of Falls City and starts hanging out with the guys and especially hometown blonde Lana Tisdel. Things heat up in one way with Lana, and in an entirely different and dire way with the other guys. This odd and hard-to-take romantic tragedy is based on an entirely true story.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus



This movie is based on a true story about Brandon Teena, a woman living as a man in Nebraska. It shows his trials and the problems he encounters trying to understand his sexuality. It also portrays the horrible ending of his life because of his gender identity crisis.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jennifer Elizabeth








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Script Analysis of Boys Don't Cry

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   rape    -   Guys cutting off weiners/girls adding them

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   ignorant small town people Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   lesbians!    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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