|A Girl Like Me:|
The Gwen Araujo Story
|Directed by||Agnieszka Holland|
|Written by||Shelley Evans|
|Produced by||Fran Rosati|
|Starring||J. D. Pardo|
|Edited by||Michael John Bateman|
|Music by||Jan A.P. Kaczmarek|
|Distributed by||Lifetime Television|
|June 19, 2006|
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story is a 2006 LGBT biography television movie that was directed by Agnieszka Holland and was shown on the Lifetime Television network. The story is about the real life murder of Gwen Araujo, a transgender teenager who was murdered after some people that she knew found out that she had male sex organs. Scenes showing the murder trial are shown alternating with the story of Gwen's life.
The movie stars J.D. Pardo as Gwen, Mercedes Ruehl as her mother, and Avan Jogia as her brother, Danny. It first aired on the Lifetime Television network on June 19, 2006.
References[change | change source]
- "Lifetime.com - A Girl Like Me". Archived from the original on 2009-12-11. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
- Marshall, Carolyn (September 13, 2005). "Two Guilty of Murder in Death of a Transgender Teenager". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official site Archived 2009-10-01 at the Wayback Machine
- A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story on IMDb
- Rolling Stone article about the real life events Archived 2008-11-04 at the Wayback Machine