R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
So what's your name?
Candace: Candace. I hate it though. I'm thinking of changing it.
Brandon: Sometimes that helps. I'm Brandon.
This film is said to take place in Nebraska. When the girls are driving down the highway at night the Dallas skyline is clearly visible.
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)