R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
When Hiliary Swank won the role of Brandon, Kimberley Pierce took her to a hairdresser to have her hair cut and dyed so she could play Brandon, when her then husband Chad Lowe saw her, he barely recognised her.
I'm going to ask her to marry me.
Lonny: Before or after your sex-change operation? Before or after you tell her you're a girl?
Brandon: Shut up!
When Lana is talking to Candace and Kate about the first time she had sex with Brandon, she throws herself down on her bed, and puts her hands on her face. Her right hand is in front of her left hand, but in the next shot, they have swapped, and her left is in front of her right.
Thanks to ... everyone who volunteered to speak about his or her experiences and help with research.
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