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By Hook or by Crook (2001)

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Shy, a small-town butch with a nagging messiah complex, heads to the big city to immerse herself in a life of crime. On her journey, she meets her match in Valentine, a wise-acre adoptee ... See full summary »

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Valentine
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Billie
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Isabelle
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Shy, a small-town butch with a nagging messiah complex, heads to the big city to immerse herself in a life of crime. On her journey, she meets her match in Valentine, a wise-acre adoptee who is searching for her birth-mother. The two lonely grifters join forces and embark on a journey through the skid-row streets of San Francisco and learn the true meaning of poise under pressure and the importance of friendship. Written by <jackb@imdb.com>

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17 June 2001 (USA)  »

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$1,802 (USA) (25 October 2002)

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$1,802 (USA) (25 October 2002)
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Kid: Are you a girl or a boy?
Shy: Both.
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The film is "dedicated to Kovic." (Kris), who also plays the part of the "old man in park." See more »

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Two Time Girl
Written by The Knoxville Girls
Performed by The Knoxville Girls
Courtesy of Loathsome River Music (BMI)
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30 August 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Drag King lowlife drifter film had interesting premise but turns out to be one of the worst films ever made for the niche lesbian market. With the advent of cheap filmmaking equipment everybody thinks they're creative, but they're not. This film is like a Super8 film all kids make when they're bored during summer vacation.


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