“The Butcher Boy” quotes(1997)
Plot – Francie is twelve and works as a butcher boy in Brady, a small Irish county. He's young but serious and his character protects him from the ugliness of the adult world.
All actors – Eamonn Owens, Sean McGinley, Peter Gowen, Alan Boyle, Andrew Fullerton, Fiona Shaw, Aisling O'Sullivan, Stephen Rea, John Kavanagh, Rosaleen Linehan, Anita Reeves, Gina Moxleyshow all
“The Butcher Boy” Quotes 10 quotes
“There's only one place for aliens. And that's underneath the rotten cabbages in the brock heap.”
That's the garage for you. Bogmen at Mass thinking they're at a football match. And that's when I say: "Whatever it takes, Francie Brady's getting out of this garage for pigs".
“- Da Brady: I loved you like no father ever loved a son, Francie.
- Narrator: It was hard for him to say it. I could barely hear him. It would have been better if he drew out and hit me.”
“They put Francie Brady in the garage for bad bastards and gave him a new job making baskets. And after he'd made a million trillion baskets they said they'd let him out again.”
“- Our Lady: God loves every one of us, Francie. But you know something, Francie? He has a very special place in his heart for you.
- Adult Francie Brady: Oh no, missus, you'll have to stop this appearing and disappearing crack or they'll put me back in there.”
Imagine it, Joe, a priest wanting you to wear bonnets. I said, "No, Father. No bonnets. Not until you fork out the chocolates". Man, Joe, you should've seen the face on him.
“- Francie Brady: Do you think they'll hang me?
- Policeman: I'm afraid there's no more hanging.
- Francie Brady: Sergeant, what's this world coming to?”
“House, you are a disgrace! I have so much tidying up to do, I don't know where to start.”