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.
Lana, you are one cranky girl.
Lana: Yeah, well, you'd be cranky, too, Mister I'm Going To Memphis Graceland Tennessee, if you were stuck in a town where there's nothing to do but go bumper skiing and chase bats every night of your evil fucking life.
The cuts and bruises on Brandon's face change while he talks to Lana inside the shack.
Thanks to ... everyone who volunteered to speak about his or her experiences and help with research.
$73,720 (USA) (10 October 1999)
$11,533,945 (USA) (21 May 2000)
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