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Butterflies in Heat (1979)

| Drama | 1979 (USA)
A male hustler drifts into Key West, where he becomes involved in a series of steamy interludes with disreputable locals intertwined in various political intrigues.

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A male hustler drifts into Key West, where he becomes involved in a series of steamy interludes with disreputable locals intertwined in various political intrigues.

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Tropic of Desire  »

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Based on the gay cult novel 'Butterflies In Heat' by Darwin Porter, but retitled Tropic Of Desire (not to be confused with a same-named porno movie) when released on VHS in mid-Eighties by Sony Home Video. See more »

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