A harrowing dramatization of the final days of 21-year-old Nebraskan Brandon Teena, whose short life ended in brutal rape and multiple murder. Shortly before his 21st birthday, Brandon Teena (Hilary Swank) blows into nowhere town Falls City, NE, bearing little more
than a rap sheet and a way with the ladies. Brandon falls in with a rough crowd: volatile ex-con John (Peter Sarsgaard), Jim's buddy Tom (Brendan Sexton III) and Jim's troubled childhood friend Lana (Chloe Sevigny). Kicks in Grand Falls are scarce getting high, "bumper-skiing" (clinging by
a rope to the bumper of a reeling pick-up truck) and hanging out but Brandon is smitten with Lana and ...