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The Butcher Boy
Directed by:
Neil Jordan

Directed by Neil Jordan, and written by Neil Jordan (screenplay), "The Butcher Boy" (also known as "Schlächterbursche, Der") is a Comedy/Drama film, released in the USA on April 03 of 1998 . Eamonn Owens is starring, alongside Sean McGinley, Peter Gowen, Alan Boyle, Andrew Fullerton and Fiona Shaw.

This little piggy laughed all the way home!

Who directed "The Butcher Boy":

The Butcher Boy was directed by Neil Jordan, an Irish director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making The Butcher Boy, Neil Jordan had directed Michael Collins, released in 1996, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), The Crying Game (1992), The Miracle (1991), We're No Angels (1989), and High Spirits (1988). Since, he directed In Dreams, released in 1999, The End of the Affair (1999), The Good Thief (2002), Breakfast on Pluto (2005), The Brave One (2007), and Ondine (2009).

What was the release date of "The Butcher Boy":

The Butcher Boy was initally released in the United States on Friday, April 03, 1998. Also released on this day were Lost in Space (dir. Stephen Hopkins) and Heaven's Burning (dir. Craig Lahiff). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 20, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, May 06, 1998 in France; Saturday, February 14, 1998 in Germany; Thursday, July 23, 1998 in Australia and on Friday, February 11, 2000 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Butcher Boy":

At the casting of The Butcher Boy we find Eamonn Owens (Angela's Ashes (1999), The Magdalene Sisters (2002)); Sean McGinley (The Disappearance of Finbar (1996), Michael Collins (1996)); Peter Gowen (Eat the Peach (1986)) [ more... ]

  • Sean McGinley, Aisling O'Sullivan, Stephen Rea, Ian Hart and Jer O'Leary also appeared in Michael Collins, released in 1996.
  • Eamonn Owens, Peter Gowen, Stephen Rea, Ian Hart and Janet Moran also appeared in Breakfast on Pluto, released in 2005.
  • Sean McGinley, John Kavanagh, Rosaleen Linehan, Anita Reeves and Pat Leavy can all be seen in Fools of Fortune, released in 1990.
  • Eamonn Owens, Anne O'Neill, Pat McGrath and Jer O'Leary can also be seen in Angela's Ashes, released in 1999.
  • Pat Leavy and John Kavanagh, Anita Reeves, Joe Pilkington have all also be seen in The Ballroom of Romance, released in 1982.
  • Jer O'Leary and Sean McGinley, John Kavanagh also appeared together in The Informant, released in 1997.
  • Sean McGinley, John Kavanagh and Jer O'Leary also appeared together in Braveheart, released in 1995.
  • John Kavanagh, Anita Reeves and Joe Pilkington also appeared in Into the West, released in 1992.
  • Jer O'Leary and Eamonn Owens, Sean McGinley also appeared in Dead Bodies, released in 2003.

What is the Storyline of "The Butcher Boy":

Ireland in the early 1960s in a small town named Clones. Francie Brady (Eamonn Owens) is a 12-year-old boy whose imagination is fuelled by television --aliens, communists, the Atomic Age. When his mother (Aisling O'Sullivan) suffers a nervous breakdown after having attempted suicide, he is left in the care of his father (Stephen Rea), a violent alcoholic. "Fascinated by gangsters, cowboys and Indians, comic-book monsters and the early-1960s threat of nuclear annihilation," Francie becomes a problem child, [...]

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