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The Butcher Boy

directed by Neil Jordan
United States 1997
  • 109 min
344 Ratings


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…