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COM 282 Advance Paper February 27, 2012 Advance Paper – “Boys Don’t Cry” I. Director: Kimberly Peirce Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures, The Independent Film Channel Productions, A Killer Films/Hart Sharp Production Screenwriters: Kimberly Peirce, Andy Bienen Stars: Hilary Swank, Chloe Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard Executive Producers: Caroline Kaplan, Pamela Koffler, Jonathan Sehring, John Sloss Producers: John Hart, Eva Kolodner, Jeff Sharp, Christine Vachon Cinematographer/Director of Photography: Jim Denault II. Hilary Swank – (as Brandon Teena); Before Hilary Swank turned 30 years old, she was one of only 12 women to have won more than one Oscar for best actress. NYmag wrote an article titled, “The Star Market: Hilary Swank Has Two Oscars, But What’s Her Value in Hollywood?” In this article, authors Claude Brodesser-Akner and Kyle Buchanan discuss Swank’s career. Swank’s career launched when she won the lead in 1994’s The Next Karate Kid . Swank is noted for her athleticism and fierce physical commitment to the roles she plays. Three years after The Next Karate Kid , Swank was fired off of Beverly Hills, 90210 . Swank rebounded with her performance in 1999’s Boys Don’t Cry where she portrays transsexual Brandon Teena. Swank won her first Oscar for this role. Swank also won an Oscar for Million Dollar Baby . Chloe Sevigny – (as Lana Tisdel); Chloe Sevigny is an American actress and fashion icon. According to her official website, Sevigny is known for her many indie film rules and has garnered much critical acclaim since her 1995 debut in the movie Kids . Most recently, Sevigny has won a Golden Globe for her performance on HBO’s Big Love . Chloe is widely recognized for her sense of style and recently launched her fourth collection for the NY label “Opening Ceremony.” In an interview with Vogue UK, Chloe Sevigny describes her career as an accident. She was discovered by eBay fashion creative director, Andrea Linett. Linett describes seeing Chloe at a
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newsstand and wanted to put her in a commercial. Chloe, from Connecticut, was skipping school and Linett decided to put her in the commercial she was shooting for a TV show. Her most recent appearance was in Fight for Your Right , a film short. Perhaps the most famous film she was in was American Psycho in 2000 starring opposite of Christian Bale. It is rumored that Sevigny will start in The Wait as Emma and in Innocence as Pamela in 2012. Since then, Chloe has been in numerous films and other television works. Peter Sarsgaard – ( ); Peter Saarsgard has been in the acting business for more than two decades.
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