The Brandon Teena Story (Collector's Edition)

The Brandon Teena Story (Collector's Edition)
19% OFF
Rating 4.2
36 ratings
Movie on IMDb
LOW STOCK: Only 1 copy left
List Price: $19.95
Sale Price: $17.96
CYBER SALE: $16.16 Limited Time Only
You Save: $3.79 (19% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  NWVG 114771D
Holiday Ordering Guidelines: Delivery in the US by December 24th
We cannot guarantee delivery in time for Christmas
But it's not too late for an e-mail Gift Certificate
Play Trailer

DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: New Video Group
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Collectors Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Unspecified - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Interviews: Filmmaker Interview: 10 Years Later
    • Bonus Footage: Outtakes
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Biographies: Filmmaker Biographies

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Featured: , , &
Directed by &
Produced by &

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 02/11/2000
Rating: B+ - Recommended
Film Comment - 05/01/1998
"...Mesmerizing..."
New York Times - 09/23/1998
"...[A] riveting, understated documentary..."
USA Today - 01/28/2000
"...You don't have to have seen Kimberly Peirce's recent fixture on critics' best-lists, BOYS DON'T CRY, to be moved by this documentary..."

Product Description:

A haunting documentary that tells the true life story of Teena Brandon, a Nebraska female who moved to Falls City, Nebraska, in 1993 and passed herself off as a male. When Brandon's newfound friends learned that he was, in fact, a female, their angry confusion triggered a series of brutal, horrific events that ended with the death of Teena and two other individuals. Interviews with actual players, including Brandon's girlfriend Lana Tisdel, as well as the murderers Tom and John, combined with audio tapes from Brandon's police interrogations, make this a poignant, unforgettable expose of homophobia and prejudice in small town America. Inspiration for the acclaimed 1999 feature film BOYS DON'T CRY.

Description by New Video Group:

To his girlfriends, he was the perfect boyfriend. To his killers, he was a gender-bending freak. To the law, he got what he deserved. Ultimately, Brandon Teena became an American tragedy.
When it arrived on the big screen in 1988, THE BRANDON TEENA STORY was powerful, intense and intimately personal--audiences were stunned and outraged by this chilling portrait of intolerance. The inspiration for the OscarĀ®- winning film Boys Don't Cry, the documentary went on to be an international theatrical hit and has since earned status as one of the seminal documentary films of the 1990s.
Featuring interviews with those who loved him, those who hated him and the prison inmates who sealed his fate, as well as a new interview with the filmmakers and never-before-seen footage, THE BRANDON TEENA STORY: COLLECTOR'S EDITION is a classic, must-see tale of prejudice and hatred in America's heartland.

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | Theatrical Release | True Story | Violence

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.2
Based on 36 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:
Movie Categories:

Product Info:

  • UPC: 767685114773
  • Shipping Weight: 0.30/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Education: Biography Movie Categories:

Top ranking titles in the Documentaries genre: