Boys Don't Cry
Without resorting to dogma, ideological tracts, or cautionary tales, Boys Don't Cry evocatively tells the true story of a young Nebraska woman who changed her sexual identity and transformed herself (sans surgery) into a young man. Swank won her first Oscar for this role.
"...Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alison Folland, Alicia Goranson and Jeannetta Arnette. Kimberly Peirce's first..."
Dec. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten