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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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Lee Rose

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Lee Rose
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stockard Channing ... Janice
Ellen Muth ... Jane
Kelly Rowan ... Ms. Lynn Walcott
Jenny O'Hara ... Beth
RuPaul ... Jimmy (as RuPaul Charles)
Noah Fleiss ... Ned
James Naughton ... Robert
Alicia Lagano ... Taylor
Kacy Clark Kacy Clark ... Brad
Mark Siegel Mark Siegel ... Doctor
Erika Moore Erika Moore ... Jane, age 9
Tiffany Westlie ... Kate
Kenny McKeon Kenny McKeon ... Grant
Michelle Lane ... Betsy
Amy Davidson ... Elizabeth
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Lifetime TV | Lifetime TV

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Verdade Sobre Jane See more »

Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Color
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Trivia

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: When did you first feel that you were...
Jane: A lesbian? It's okay, you can say it without becoming one.
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References The Children's Hour (1961) See more »

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Decent Flick
16 February 2005 | by reallybadclicheSee all my reviews

A dear friend had a very similar experience to Jane and I got a chance to be her Mrs. Walcott, and I can say this movie was great until the end. I suppose that all Lifetime movies have to have good sappy endings, but this one was a tad bit unrealistic. I liked seeing Ellen Muth in something that wasn't Dead Like Me (I love that show!), and of course, Stockard Channing is always brilliant, even if I did want to shake and shake her through the whole experience.

It's a difficult thing for gay and lesbian kids of religious or "proper" parents to come out. We hear stories about it all the time, about parents disowning them and writing them out of the will and brothers and sisters who won't talk to them for the rest of their lives. It's so sad and so devastating. Hopefully that's the message this movie will bring to the table - love your children (sisters/brothers/whatever) no matter who they choose to love.


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