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The Butcher Boy (1997)

A small-town Irish boy's rambunctious nature turns violent in this 1997 shocker from filmmaker Neil Jordan (The Crying Game and Michael Collins). Thirteen-year-old Francie Brady (Eamonn Owens) retreats from his father's (Stephen Rea) drunkenness and his mother's (Aisling O'Sullivan) depression into a world of manic fantasy that begins with a prank on his nasty neighbor Mrs. Nugent (Fiona Shaw) and ends, well, apropos the film's title. Based on the novel by Patrick McCabe.

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