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A dramatic adventure about courage, redemption and love being filmed in the rain forests of Costa Rica, and in Montreal.

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Diego the Shaman
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Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them on a trip to the jungle to search for the butterfly, leading to an adventure that will transform their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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26 August 2004 (Argentina)  »

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Mariposa azul  »

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CAD 12,500,000 (estimated)
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Connections

References Dr. Ruth Westheimer (1984) See more »

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The Sky Will Be Mine
Written by Stéphane Venne
Performed by Marie-Elaine Thibert
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Beautiful Story, Beautiful Scenery
21 July 2005 | by (Costa Rica) – See all my reviews

Yes, this was a project that I spent much time on, but the gang that we had in Costa Rica was excellent I really applaud them I love the people here. We put our hearts in this project. The rains had a lot to do worth our decision to build the whole village up three inches off the ground and apply a drainage system. In total I believe it was about 120 square meters. The Canadians were wonderful people and I praise Serge Bureau for his eyes and guidance. Thank you for the opportunity to work on such a wonderful film.We hope that many more people come to Costa Rica and film in the future.I have one of the best Art Departments there that I work with. Jaime Fernandez


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