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The Brandon Teena Story

The Brandon Teena Story (1998)

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This documentary covers the story of a Nebraska triple homicide, beginning with the Lincoln, Nebraska birth of Teena Brandon, a woman who later made a change of both name and sex. In December 1993, Brandon left Lincoln for Falls City, began dating a woman, passed a bad check, and was booked under 'his' real name. When locals learned of his true nature, they were so outraged that they beat and raped him on Christmas Eve. After Brandon filed a complaint, he was found dead on New Year's Eve, along

Jan 25, 2000

Bless Bless Productions

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It's absorbing, often stomach-turning stuff, but, in the interests of filling feature length, the filmmakers stretch things out too much.

January 3, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

The strength of The Brandon Teena Story is that it briefly lets us hear Brandon speak for himself.

May 27, 2006 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
eFilmCritic.com

Poorly done documentary. Rent 'Girls Don't Cry' instead.

April 1, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

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