The Butcher Boy takes place during the Cuba-crisis and is based on the auto-biographical novel by Patrick McCabe. Francie is a charming bad boy who after having been quite popular among the adults in the community, becomes an outcast, betrayed by all the inhabitants of the small town…
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A haunting movie about a boy growing up and his life moving on faster than he can keep up with.
Great adaptation of Patrick McCabe's book. I cant pick which I prefer, the book or the film. Eamonn Owens is outstanding as Francie Brady.
It was hard to swallow the first time, but I ended up loving this movie so much.