About the film
suicide angel based on novel or book difficult childhood insane asylum pig friendship boarding school alcoholism murder dark comedy
The Butcher Boy
Release Date: February 20, 1998
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, Geffen Pictures|
|Producers||:||Susie Figgis, Stephen Woolley, Redmond Morris, Neil Jordan|
|Writers||:||Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, Pat McCabe|
Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie's world turns to madness, he tries to counter it with further insanity, with dire consequences.