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The Butcher Boy

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[[Performer~P96396~Neil Jordan~neiljordan]] directed this adaptation of [[Performer~P228198~Patrick McCabe~patrickmccabe]]'s novel about a boy's struggles with violence and mental illness. Francie Brady ([[Performer~P228596~Eamonn Owens~eamonnowens]]) is a young boy growing up in Dublin in the early 1960s, where his life is dominated by his active imagination and his best friend Joe ([[Performer~P82680~Alan Boyle~alanboyle]]). But beneath this benign surface lurks a troubled soul; his father...more

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