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Title:
The butcher boy
Author:
Morris, Redmond, producer.
Uniform Title:
Butcher boy (Motion picture : 1997)
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure 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's 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.
General Note:
Based on the novel by Patrick McCabe.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.

Special features include: commentary by Neil Jordan; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: R.
ISBN:
9780790799766
UPC:
012569585638
Format :
DVD

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