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The Truth About Jane (2000)

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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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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7 August 2000 (USA)  »

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A Verdade Sobre Jane  »

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The high school scenes of this movie were done at Cesar Chavez High School in Phoenix, Az See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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References The Children's Hour (1961) See more »

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Coming out and Coming to terms.
19 August 2000 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews



"exposed" as a lesbian, Rejected by everyone including her girlfriend, supported only by a closeted teacher and her mothers gay friend(RuPaul continuing His string of "out of drag" movie roles.), The film is realistic and unique in that it deals with a mothers struggle with her daughters sexuality in a non-"I don't accept you as gay now but at the end of the movie, I suddenly will" way. Her mother learns ultimately that loving her daughter means being a part of her life and not rejecting the idea that She may be wrong.


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