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The Truth About Jane (2000)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 7 August 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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Jimmy (as RuPaul Charles)
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Ned
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Doctor
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Jane, age 9
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Kenny McKeon ...
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Michelle Lane ...
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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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This movie is dedicated to the memory of Matthew Shepard. Two years later, Stockard Channing also starred in the TV movie The Matthew Shepard Story. 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

Jane: The amazing thing about change is that everyone can do it. Even the people you least expect it from.
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References Mystery Men (1999) See more »

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A poignant movie with touching performances
16 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

I was completely amazed and touched by this movie. The performances were great, specially the one by Stockard Channing. The plot was very well developed and the characters all seem extremely believable. A really great movie!


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