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The Blue Butterfly (2004)

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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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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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CAD 12,500,000 (estimated)
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The Sky Will Be Mine
Written by Stéphane Venne
Performed by Marie-Elaine Thibert
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i rely upon IMDb for accurate reviews this film is the first review I'm writing because the review of its so bad. it features some of the best outdoor photography I've seen in any movie I'm not a fan nor like insects but this film allows you to see them much closer and makes them more interesting then i could have imagined. the character and story is very well rounded characters very believable because there not characters. its like national geographic did a love story about a miracle, with comedy thrown in and a dash of action adventure and suspense . please see this film and make up your own mind. contrary to what you might see in reviews this film isn't geared towards anyone everybody should be able to enjoy it. one of the reviews on rotten tomatoes says it try to force your emotions i cant see this at all except for one dream sequence there's nothing fake or phony about this film and it genuinely makes you care for the characters. after seeing it i will be looking forward to adding it to my video collection


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