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The Truth About Jane (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  7 August 2000 (USA)
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A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.

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Cast

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Janice
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Jane
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Ms. Lynn Walcott
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Beth
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Jimmy (as RuPaul Charles)
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Ned
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Robert
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Taylor
Kacy Clark ...
Brad
Mark Siegel ...
Doctor
Erika Moore ...
Jane, age 9
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Kate
Kenny McKeon ...
Grant
Michelle Lane ...
Betsy
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Elizabeth
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Jane, a teenager, tries to deal with the realization that she is a lesbian after an intense friendship with another girl leads to her first sexual experience. Jane's mother, Janice, struggles with the revelation of her only daughter's sexuality. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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One Mother's love...Her daughter's sexuality...and the truth they will face together.

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When Jane sits in the living room doing her homework, her brother uses a Sega gamepad, but you hear the sound of a Nintendo and his mother tells him to "turn off the Nintendo". See more »

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Janice: You stay away from my daughter or I'm gonna have you fired!
Ms. Walcott: That would be a bit hard. I'm her teacher.
Janice: And you're also gay!
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what can i say? i fell in love with it
3 September 2003 | by (Lisbon, Portugal) – See all my reviews

"The truth about Jane" is one of those movies that, at least for me, can make you open your eyes and make a change in you. It has obviously some flaws, as a tv movie would, but its strenght goes far beyond. The spirit of this deeply touching movie gets you and changes you. A simple story (simplistic some would say) captures you and its innocence and sweetness are all you need to love it. A movie like no other i have ever seen, it's something different. I can only remember of the Once&Again episode "The gay-straight aliance" to compare it to. It's honest, it's sweet, it's touching and it will change the way you think about certain things. It's a hopefull story and the girl who plays Jane, Ellen Muth, has this unique talent and grace that marvells you. And it also has humour, as all things in life should have, even if just a bit. It's a wonderful fell-good movie with a heart and a soul. Watch it!


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