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The butcher boy

Author: Redmond MorrisStephen WoolleyNeil JordanPat McCabeEamonn OwensAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressures on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie becomes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Dark comedy films
Comedy films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Drama
Thriller
Comedy
Crime
Youth
Suspense films
Named Person: Pat McCabe; Pat McCabe
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Redmond Morris; Stephen Woolley; Neil Jordan; Pat McCabe; Eamonn Owens; Sean McGinley; Peter Gowen; Alan Boyle; Andrew Fullerton; Fiona Shaw; Aisling O'Sullivan; Stephen Rea; John Kavanagh, (Actor); Rosaleen Linehan; Anita Reeves; Elliot Goldenthal; Adrian Biddle; Tony Lawson; Sandy Powell; Anthony Pratt; Butcher Boy Film (Firm),; Geffen Pictures,; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0790799766 9780790799766
OCLC Number: 75969997
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Patrick McCabe.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features include: commentary by Neil Jordan; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; editor, Tony Lawson ; music, Elliot Goldenthal ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Anthony Pratt.
Cast: Eamonn Owens, Sean McGinley, Peter Gowen, Alan Boyle, Andrew Fullerton, Fiona Shaw, Aisling O'Sullivan, Stephen Rea, John Kavanagh, Rosaleen Linehan, Anita Reeves.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R, language and violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, dual-layer.
Other Titles: Butcher boy (Motion picture : 1997)
Responsibility: Butcher Boy Films ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; Geffen Pictures presents ; a Neil Jordan film ; produced by Redmond Morris, Stephen Woolley ; screenplay by Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe ; directed by Neil Jordan.
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Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressures on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him.

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