3.6
379 Ratings

The Butcher Boy

Directed by Neil Jordan
United States, 1997
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

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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The Butcher Boy
Directed by Neil Jordan

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Best Director (Competition)

1998 | Golden Berlin Bear

1998 | Special Mention

Telluride Film Festival

1997 | Tributes

National Board of Review

1998 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1998 | 2nd place: Best Picture

1998 | Winner: Best Music

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