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The Butcher Boy

Rating:R (For language, and violence)
Genre:Drama, Drama, Drama, Drama
Release Date:April 3, 1998
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Stephen Rea, Aisling O' Sullivan, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle, Sean McGinley, Stephen Rea, Aisling O' Sullivan, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle, Sean McGinley, Stephen Rea, Aisling O' Sullivan, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle, Sean McGinley, Stephen Rea, Aisling O' Sullivan, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle, Sean McGinley
Director:Neil Jordan, Neil Jordan, Neil Jordan, Neil Jordan
Producer:Redmond Morris, Stephen Woolley, Redmond Morris, Stephen Woolley, Redmond Morris, Stephen Woolley, Redmond Morris, Stephen Woolley
Writer:Pat McCabe, Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, Neil Jordan

Description: Neil Jordan's superb adaptation of Pat McCabe's disturbing 1992 novel about a 12-year-old Irish boy's descent into madness. There's an amazing debut performance by young Eamonn Owens, with able support from Jordan regular Stephen Rea, as the boy's alcoholic father.

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