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Boy Meets Girl (2014)

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Boy Meets Girl is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman, and how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear stand in the way of going after your dreams.

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Eric Schaeffer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Welch ... Robby Riley
Michelle Hendley ... Ricky Jones
Alexandra Turshen ... Francesca Duval
Michael Galante ... David
Joseph Ricci ... Sam Jones
Randall Newsome ... Hank Jones
Elizabeth Ward Land ... Helen Duval
Christopher McHale Christopher McHale ... Dayton Duval
Rachel Racco Rachel Racco ... Ricky Jones (9 yrs old)
Robert Racco Robert Racco ... Robbie Riley (9 yrs old)
Ethan Major ... Mean Kid 1
Scott Martineck Scott Martineck ... Creepy Man
Benj Mirman Benj Mirman ... Dude 1
Jacob Perkins Jacob Perkins ... Dude 2
Ethan Rosero ... Mean Kid 2
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Funny and provocative, Boy Meets Girl vividly captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and inherent heartache of "non-traditional" love in a small town. Ricky (Michelle Hendley) is a 21-year-old trans girl living in Kentucky. Her only real friend, straight-laced Robby, has been her trusty, totally platonic, confidant for over 15 years. Her day job slinging lattes is merely a stepping-stone toward her goal of being a famous New York designer. She's confident, cool, and completely ready for something new - and then her world is transformed when an enchanting debutante saunters into her life. Triggering fresh feelings and experiences, this unlikely connection conjures up intense questions about identity while uncovering ghosts from Ricky's past. Indie-film veteran Eric Schaeffer (My Life's in Turnaround, If Lucy Fell) builds a compelling, compassionate world that focuses on the emotions and messy challenges of complex people navigating complicated relationships. Schaeffer creates a ...

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Falling in love transcends transgender See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Első látásra See more »

Filming Locations:

Jamaica, Vermont, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$5,306, 8 February 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,289, 22 March 2015
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The rejection letter, though traveling from New York City to Worthville, Kentucky, was postmarked in West Palm Beach, Florida, on June 3rd, 2013. The letter itself is dated June 17, 2014. See more »

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Robby: Marines are nuts. They kill people for fun.
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References Glee (2009) See more »

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Just Beyond Words
"Goodbye Kiss"
Written and performed by Dana McCoy
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What a treat
13 April 2015 | by helpme-488-305631See all my reviews

A movie is the sum of its parts, its got to be interesting, be cast well, be believable even when its science fiction of a fairy tail and the characters... well... you have to care what happens to them.

Though the story line is closer to fairy tail in today's world than reality, the performances are so good you don't think about this at the time.

Ignore the 1 star from digital pimple, I am yet to see any reviews from said person higher than a 2.

Michelle(the lead) was so credible as Ricky it leaves you pondering if the story is autobiographical though it clearly isn't.

Just superb.


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