R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Hilary Swank was paid about US$3000 for her role, her fee was so low she couldn't afford insurance.
Think they'd recognize her if we chopped off her head and her hands?
October 27, 1993 fell on a Wednesday, not a Friday.
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.
The double rape caused some big problems with the MPAA and had to be trimmed to avoid an NC-17 rating. The European version is more explicit (especially with the first rapist.)
Rock Your Baby
Written by Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry W. Casey) and Richard Finch
Performed by George McCrae
Published by Windswept Pacific Songs (BMI)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
$73,720 (USA) (10 October 1999)
$11,533,945 (USA) (21 May 2000)
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