R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Doctors say he got no impulse control. I'm the only one who can control that fucker.
When Mom reads the paper which shows Brandon's real name, she reads out "Teena Brandon age 19", yet when you see what she is reading it shows no age.
A special thanks to all of the transmen and butch dykes who helped, advised and auditioned for this project and supported the process of bringing this story to the screen.
$73,720 (USA) (10 October 1999)
$11,533,945 (USA) (21 May 2000)