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Summary:

Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie's becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him.
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Hood River County Library DVD FIC BUT (Text) 33892100226068 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/19/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 7321900155229
  • ISBN: 9780790799766
  • ISBN: 0790799766
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
    videorecording
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Special features include: commentary by Neil Jordan; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the novel by Patrick McCabe.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; editor, Tony Lawson ; music, Elliot Goldenthal ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Anthony Pratt.
Participant or Performer Note: Eamonn Owens, Sean McGinley, Peter Gowen, Alan Boyle, Andrew Fullerton, Fiona Shaw, Aisling O'Sullivan, Stephen Rea, John Kavanagh, Rosaleen Linehan, Anita Reeves.
Summary, etc.: Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie's becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, dual-layer.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: McCabe, Pat 1955- Film adaptations
Children of alcoholics Drama
Children of suicide victims Drama
Paranoia Drama
Murder Drama
Asylums Drama
Feature films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Comedy films.
Feature films -- United States.
Feature films -- Ireland.
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