Pola X
directed by Leos Carax
Raging Bulldykes
Teena Brandon's deception starts with a haircut. A gay male friend clips her tresses down to a rakish scruff worn handsomely by actress Hilary Swank. It highlights her delicate features and sharp cheeks. "If you were a boy I'd fuck you," says the guy with the scissors. Thus director Kimberly Pierce explodes the first bombshell in Boys Don't Cry.