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Status: Released

Runtime: 110

Budget: -

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Languages: ga, en

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  •  R

  • 1998-02-20

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Content Score: 93

5.8/10 (6 votes)


Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie's world turns to madness, he tries to counter it with further insanity, with dire consequences.


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Director: Neil Jordan
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Eamonn Owens

Eamonn Owens
as Francie Brady

Alan Boyle

Alan Boyle
as Joe Purcell

Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw
as Mrs. Nugent

Andrew Fullerton

Andrew Fullerton
as Phillip Nugent

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