The Boy Who Cried Bitch
The Boy Who Cried Bitch is a 1991 American independent drama film directed by Juan Jose Campanella and starring Harley Cross, Karen Young, Jason Biggs (in his first speaking role), Jesse Bradford and Adrien Brody. It was Campanella's feature film debut. It was based on real events.
|The Boy Who Cried Bitch|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Juan Jose Campanella|
|Produced by||Catherine May Levin|
|Written by||Catherine May Levin|
|Music by||Wendy Blackstone|
|Edited by||Darren Kloomok|
Pilgrims 3 Corporation
|Distributed by||Pilgrims 3 Corporation|
The story focuses on Dan Love (Harley Cross), a young boy with misdiagnosed (or undiagnosed) mental condition(s), who slowly plunges the life of his mother, Candice (Karen Young), into an unbridled chaos.
Much of the filming was done at the McGovern residence in Bronxville.
Campanella said that the script was mostly based on the real life of screenwriter Catherine May Levin.
Release and sequelEdit
It was followed by a semi-sequel called The Boy Who Cried Bitch: The Adolescent Years (2007), without the participation of any of the crew members of the original film, with the exception of scriptwriter Catherine May Levin.