During the Cultural Revolution in China in the mid-1960s, a French diplomat falls in love with a singer in the Beijing Opera. Interwoven with allusions to the Puccini opera "Madama Butterfly", a story of love and betrayal unfolds. Written by
Michael C. Berch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "M. Butterfly" by David Henry Hwang
opened on March 20, 1988 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, ran for 777 performances, won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and was nominated for the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. See more
The word accordion is misspelled "accordian" in the closing credits. See more
I am slightly afraid of scandal.
What are we doing that's scandalous?
I'm entertaining you in my parlor.
Where I come from, that would hardly be construed as...
You come from France. France is a country living in the modern era, perhaps even ahead of it. China is a nation whose soul is firmly rooted 2000 years in the past. What I do - even pouring tea for you now - it has implications. Please go. Please, Monsieur Gallimard...