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The Brandon Teena Story (1998)

Documentary about a multiple murder in rural Nebraska in 1993.

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Susan Muska, Gréta Olafsdóttir (as Greta Olafsdottir)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daphne Daphne ... Herself - Dated Brandon
Reanna Reanna ... Herself - Dated Brandon
Gina Gina ... Herself - Brandon's Ex-girlfriend
Shaun Shaun ... Himself - Friend
JoAnn JoAnn ... Herself - Friend
JoAnne Brandon JoAnne Brandon ... Herself - Brandon's Mother (as JoAnn Brandon)
Tammy Brandon Tammy Brandon ... Herself - Brandon's Sister
John Lotter John Lotter ... Himself
Steve Goldsberry Steve Goldsberry ... Himself - Cheif Deputy Sheriff
Lana Tisdel Lana Tisdel ... Herself - Dated Brandon
Michelle Lotter Michelle Lotter ... Herself - Brandon's Friend
Linda Gutierres Linda Gutierres ... Herself - Lana's Mother
Tom Nissen Tom Nissen ... Himself (as Thomas Nissen)
Jon Larson Jon Larson ... Himself - Deputy Sheriff
Angie Lee Angie Lee ... Herself
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Storyline

Documentary about Brandon Teena (aka Teena Brandon), a transgendered person, who was murdered along with two others in 1993 in rural Nebraska. The story is told through interviews with people who knew Brandon, recorded interrogation and trial transcripts, and photographs and file film footage. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Official Sites:

Zeitgeist Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brandon Teenan tapaus See more »

Filming Locations:

Falls City, Nebraska, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,281, 27 September 1998

Gross USA:

$92,113

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,113
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You're Missing The Whole Point
20 June 2009 | by shaystewartSee all my reviews

OK. I spent the last fifteen minutes reading the comments written about this film. Out of the twenty some I've read thus far, only about four users seemingly understood the film's content and message. Brandon Teena was male. Yes, he was born in a female body, but he was transgender, therefore ONLY male pronouns should be used in reference to him. He/his/boy/man/etc. HE WAS NOT A GIRL. The fact that all of the users who have commented have presumably seen the film, and especially those of you who claim the ignorance of others, but then continue to use wrong pronouns for Brandon disgusts me. Do your research, and have some more respect.


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