|Boys Don't Cry 1999 R, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Cast: Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alison Folland, Alicia Goranson, Matt McGrath, Rob Campbell, Jeannetta Arnette, Cheyenne Rushing, Robert Prentiss, Josh Ridgway, Jerry Haynes, Craig Erickson, Stephanie Sechrist
This is a fictionalized account of the true facts behind the story of Brandon Teena (Hilary Swank), a woman living as a man and having the courage to be who he thought he was. At the age of 21, he was the object of an intensely brutal rape and murder, and Brandon's world came to an abrupt end. Brandon is also the subject of a 1997 documentary, "The Brandon Teena Story," which does a fine job of sticking with the truth in this tragedy. Hilary Swank won an Oscar for Best Actress and a nomination was received by Chloe Sevigny for Best Supporting Actress in her role as Lana who is Brandon's love interest.
|Keys to Tulsa 1997 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Leslie Greif
Cast: Eric Stoltz, James Spader, Deborah Kara Unger, Joanna Going, Michael Rooker, Mary Tyler Moore, James Coburn, Randy Graff, Cameron Diaz, Peter Strauss, Dennis Letts, Josh Ridgway, Marco Perella, George Greif, Doran Ingram
Ne'er-do-well Richter Boudreau (Eric Stoltz) returns home to Tulsa as a movie critic for the local newspaper. The son of a wealthy and influential mother Cynthia (Mary Tyler Moore), he soon gets involved with blackmail, old girlfriend Vicky (Deborah Kara Unger), stripper Cherry (Joanna Going) , and other difficult situations.
|1. Boys Don't Cry (1999)|
2. Keys to Tulsa (1997)
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