The Butcher Boy

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The Butcher Boy

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The Butcher Boy

Release Date: February 20, 1998

Year    :   1998
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Geffen Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures
Director    :   Neil Jordan
Producers    :   Susie Figgis, Stephen Woolley, Redmond Morris, Neil Jordan
Writers    :   Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, Pat McCabe
RunTime    :   110 mins.
Revenue    :   1995911

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.

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