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Mental Illness: Major Films  
TitleButcher Boy, The (1998)
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityMental Depression Alcoholism
CountryUSA
Length109
GenreDrama
Rating?
DirectorNeil Jordan
CastEamonn Owens Alan Boyle Stephen Rea Fiona Shaw Andrew Fullerton Sinead O'Connor
NotesThe story of Francie over a number of years, as boy and man. His father is an alcoholic, his mother depressed to the point of attempting suicide. He murders a neighbour who is spreading gossip about his parents and he is put in a mental hospital.

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