Keswick Film Club - Boys Don't Cry

Sunday 22nd October 5:30 PM

Boys Don't Cry 

Director: Kimberly Peirce Country: USA
Cert: 18 Year: 1999 Length: 188 mins
Boys Don't Cry

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Synopsis

An Oscar winning performance by Hilary Swank as the confused, abused, victim of small-town and small-minded prejudice. Deceiving an entire community into accepting her as a man where (s)he is readily accepted until the truth is out, Boys Don't Cry is compelling, absorbing and ultimately tragic. It is a timeless story of star-crossed love told in a simple, non judgmental way that will have you engrossed from beginning to end. Based on a true event.

Critics

open_quote Marked throughout by a lovely, lyrical ambiguity... showing strange ... and yes beautiful ... ways that
love can go
close_quote Xan Brooks, Sight and Sound



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