The Brandon Teena Story
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This documentary covers the story of a Nebraska triple homicide, beginning with the Lincoln, Nebraska birth of Teena Brandon, a woman who later made a change of both name and sex. In December 1993, Brandon left Lincoln for Falls City, began dating a woman, passed a bad check, and was booked under 'his' real name. When locals learned of his true nature, they were so outraged that they beat and raped him on Christmas Eve. After Brandon filed a complaint, he was found dead on New Year's Eve, along with two other victims. Reconstructing the events (with a few short reenactments),… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"It's absorbing, often stomach-turning stuff, but, in the interests of filling feature length, the filmmakers stretch things out too much."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"The strength of The Brandon Teena Story is that it briefly lets us hear Brandon speak for himself."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Poorly done documentary. Rent 'Girls Don't Cry' instead."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
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