History Film / BoysDontCry

15th Jul '17 1:29:26 AM infernape612
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* BloodlessCarnage : Not even a drop after [[spoiler: Candace is shot, and a little splash, despite Brandon getting it in the throat (right at the carotid artery).]]

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* BloodlessCarnage : BloodlessCarnage: Not even a drop after [[spoiler: Candace is shot, and a little splash, despite Brandon getting it in the throat (right at the carotid artery).]]
10th Jul '17 5:24:04 AM RicPot
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Directed by Kimberly Peirce and released in 1999, ''Boys Don't Cry'' is the story of the life and death of a young [[UsefulNotes/{{Transsexual}} transman]] named Brandon Teena (Creator/HilarySwank). His legal name was Teena Brandon, but that was unknown to the gang of misogynist homophobic rednecks he joined.

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Directed by Kimberly Peirce and released in 1999, ''Boys Don't Cry'' is the story of the life and death of a young [[UsefulNotes/{{Transsexual}} transman]] trans man]] named Brandon Teena (Creator/HilarySwank). His legal name was Teena Brandon, but that was unknown to the gang of misogynist homophobic rednecks he joined.
17th Feb '17 7:37:33 PM creader
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* TheCasanova: Brandon is this. If anything, the movie is rather restrained in depicting just how much of a Casanova he was.



* TheCasanova: Brandon is this. If anything, the movie is rather restrained in depicting just how much of a Casanova he was.
17th Feb '17 7:37:01 PM creader
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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Brendon Sexton III, who played Tom, walked away in tears after filming the rape scene.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname : Lana's mom is only called "Mom" in the film, and the character name is...Lana's Mom.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname : OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Lana's mom is only called "Mom" in the film, and the character name is...Lana's Mom.
10th Feb '17 11:27:32 AM ectostar
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Despite taking place in Nebraska, the "night in the big city" montage was filmed in, and features the prominent buildings of, downtown [[UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex Dallas.]]
2nd Feb '17 9:54:43 AM Mdumas43073
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The story of the life and death of a young [[UsefulNotes/{{Transsexual}} transman]] named Brandon Teena. His legal name was Teena Brandon, but that was unknown to the gang of misogynist homophobic rednecks he joined.

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The Directed by Kimberly Peirce and released in 1999, ''Boys Don't Cry'' is the story of the life and death of a young [[UsefulNotes/{{Transsexual}} transman]] named Brandon Teena.Teena (Creator/HilarySwank). His legal name was Teena Brandon, but that was unknown to the gang of misogynist homophobic rednecks he joined.
13th Sep '16 12:11:08 AM OnTheHillside
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* TheCasanova: Brandon is this. If anything, the movie is rather restrained in depicting just how much of a Casanova he was.
13th Sep '16 12:01:23 AM OnTheHillside
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12th Sep '16 11:38:22 PM OnTheHillside
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* KarmaHoudini: Charles Laux, the sheriff who [[spoiler:asked Brandon invasive, demeaning questions about his rape and essentially signed his death warrant by refusing to arrest his killers]] never faces any real consequences. In real life, he went on to lead a long, comfortable career before retiring as a school bus driver.
2nd Sep '16 8:35:12 AM fearlessnikki
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* AdaptationNameChange : Real life Lisa Lambert is named Candace in the movie.
* AdaptedOut: Phillip Devine, who was murdered at the same time as Brandon and Candace / Lisa.
* ArtisticLicenceHistory: Lana Tisdel claims that she didn't continue a relationship with Brandon once she discovered his true identity. The movie depicts them having sex at least once afterwards.

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* AdaptationNameChange : AdaptationNameChange: Real life Lisa Lambert is named Candace in the movie.
* AdaptedOut: Phillip Devine, who was murdered at the same time as Brandon and Candace / Lisa.
Lisa. His girlfriend Leslie, who was also Lana's sister, was left out.
* ArtisticLicenceHistory: ArtisticLicenceHistory:
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Lana Tisdel claims that she didn't continue a relationship with Brandon once she discovered his true identity. The movie depicts them having sex at least once afterwards.afterwards.
** She also wasn't there at the scene of the murder, which the movie shows happening right in front of her.



* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Lana and her mother.

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* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Lana and her mother. The real Lana took exception to this depiction.
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