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Madame Butterfly (1995)

The story of a young geisha who falls madly in love with an american captain that travels all around the world collecting hearts.

Writers:

Giuseppe Giacosa (libretto), Luigi Illica (libretto) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ying Huang Ying Huang ... Cio-Cio-San
Richard Troxell Richard Troxell ... Pinkerton
Ning Liang Ning Liang ... Suzuki
Richard Cowan Richard Cowan ... Sharpless
Jing Ma Fan Jing Ma Fan ... Goro
Christopheren Nòmura Christopheren Nòmura ... Prince Yamadori
Constance Hauman Constance Hauman ... Kate Pinkerton
Kusakabe Yo Kusakabe Yo ... Uncle Bonze
Kamel Touati Kamel Touati ... Uncle Yakusidé
Miki-Lou Pinard Miki-Lou Pinard ... The Child
Yoshi Oida ... Butterfly's Father
Qing Wu Qing Wu ... Imperial Commissary
Nabil Agoun Nabil Agoun ... The Orderly Officer
Lofti Bahri Lofti Bahri ... Officer in Charge
Salem Zahrouni Salem Zahrouni ... The Photographer
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The story of a young geisha who falls madly in love with an american captain that travels all around the world collecting hearts.

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Drama | Music

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Quotes

Lieutenant Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton: She's like a porcelain doll. She sets me on fire.
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Connections

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Unforgettable
4 February 2000 | by burningviolinSee all my reviews

I am not one to cry at movies easily, but this production of Madame Butterfly caused me to shed tears on at least four occasions during the screening. I saw it with Spanish subtitles which enhanced my understanding of the story and appreciation of the music. It gets off to a rocky start, but that is soon forgotten as the story and the beauty of the performances draw you in.


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Country:

France | UK | Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

22 November 1995 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Madame Butterfly, de Frederick Mitterand See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,027, 5 May 1996

Gross USA:

$65,196

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,196
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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