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A young transgender man explores his gender identity and searches for love in rural Nebraska.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1999-09-02

Runtime 118 minutes

Budget $2m

Revenue $12m


TMDB 7.4


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sonia_barajas shared a tip "For me many scenes left me traumatized. I won't watch this movie again."

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athena_edwards shared a tip "Trans character. Trigger warning though."

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malina_morning shared a tip "Tragic and deeply moving"

kael_mcivor shared a tip "Overall it's a good movie, but it is definitely dated and uncomfortable to watch as a trans masculine person"

matt_rizzo_7734 shared a tip "I find this movie close to perfect. Great performances. Paced very carefully. Emotionally impactful. (10/10)"

Sasso shared a tip "Simply a fantastic portrayal by Hilary Swank."

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morgan_lin_2166 shared a tip "I used watch the movie everyday. Teena Brandon RIP"

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britni_witter shared a tip "I cried when i watched this a few years back"

liz_hyman shared a tip "This movie is brilliant, but incredibly sad..."

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michelle_pujals shared a tip "One of the best, but intensely sad."

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madeline_ross_8257 shared a tip "Can’t even describe in words how amazing this movie is."

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wanda_goodman shared a tip "An impactful movie with so much deep meaning and tragedy"

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daimler_diol shared a tip "Hi, my favorite movie is Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. What's yours?"

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pnina_haas shared a tip "It was pretty good mid way between like and dislike very powerful and ahead of its time"

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