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The butcher boy

Author: Neil JordanRedmond MorrisStephen WoolleyPat McCabeStephen ReaAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he kills off neighbors who sully the name of his family, while experiencing visions of a saintly angel.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Jordan; Redmond Morris; Stephen Woolley; Pat McCabe; Stephen Rea; Fiona Shaw; Eamonn Owens; Geffen Pictures.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079073642X 9780790736426
OCLC Number: 40173078
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "Based upon the novel by Patrick McCabe."
Modified to fit TV screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Credits: Music, Elliot Goldenthal ; editor, Tony Lawson ; director of photography, Adrian Biddle.
Cast: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle, Niall Buggy, Brendan Gleeson, Andrew Fullerton, Aisling O'Sullivan, Ian Hart, Patrick McCabe, Sinead O'Connor.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Butcher boy (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Geffen Pictures presents a Neil Jordan film ; screenplay by Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe ; produced by Redmond Morris and Stephen Woolley ; directed by Neil Jordan.

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With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he kills off neighbors who sully the name of his family, while experiencing visions of a saintly angel.

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