The Butcher Boy

1997 R 1h 50m DVD

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The Butcher Boy

1997 R 1h 50m DVD
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Francie Brady (Eamonn Owens) is an overimaginative boy whose dire home life turns his harmless fantasies into murderous delusions. When his abusive father (Stephen Rea) dies, and his suicidal mother is institutionalized, Francie acts out in homicidal fashion. Disturbing and surreal, director Neil Jordan's adaptation of Patrick McCabe's novel is notable for, among other things, casting controversial singer Sinéad O'Connor as the Virgin Mary.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1
Subtitles
English
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
  • Sean McGinley
  • Stephen Rea
  • Fiona Shaw
  • Sinéad O'Connor
  • Aisling O'Sullivan
  • Eamonn Owens
  • Ian Hart
  • Milo O'Shea
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