R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
None of the people's names were changed, except for Candace. The real-life person she was based on was called Lisa Lambert.
Dave - Deputy:
Miss Brandon? Miss Brandon, we ran your Charles Behrman ID through to the computer, and this is what the Lincoln authorities faxed us over. You tell me.
Brandon: Wow... This Teena chick's pretty messed up.
Brandon goes into a building that says Hunt County on it to pay his ticket, but there's no Hunt County in Nebraska, however there is one in Texas where the movie was filmed.
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The USA version originally garnered an NC-17 from the MPAA. The film was cut and re-rated R. The European version reportedly is uncut.
Why Can't We Live Together
Written by Timmy Thomas
Performed by Timmy Thomas
Published by Windswept Pacific Songs (BMI)
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
$73,720 (USA) (10 October 1999)
$11,533,945 (USA) (21 May 2000)
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