The butcher boy [videorecording] / Butcher Boy Film ; Geffen Pictures ; Warner Bros. Pictures
DVDs | Warner Home Video | c2007 | Widescreen version.
Not Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (DUE 05-01-15)
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2007.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital surround 5.1.
Eamonn Owens, Sean McGinley, Peter Gowen, Alan Boyle, Andrew Fullerton, Fiona Shaw, Aisling O'Sullivan, Stephen Rea, John Kavanagh, Rosaleen Linehan, Anita Reeves.
Producers, Redmond Morris, Stephen Woolley ; screenplay, Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe ; director, Neil Jordan ; director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; editor, Tony Lawson ; music, Elliot Goldenthal.
Originally released as a motion picutre in 1998.
Based on the novel by Patrick McCabe.
MPAA rating: R; for language and violence
Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of his neighbor Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him.
Special features: commentary by Neil Jordan; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
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