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The Butterfly Room (2012)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 11 April 2014 (USA)
A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ann
... Nick
... Claudia
... Dorothy
... Julie
Julia Putnam ... Alice
... Monika (as Emma Bering)
... Olga
... Taxidermist
... Rachel
... Lauren
... Chris
... William
... Crazy Man
... Young Dorothy
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Ann, a reclusive elegant lady, with an obsession for butterflies, is surprisingly befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, Ann soon discovers that she is not the only recipient of the girl's affections. Written by Anonymous

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Butterfly Room - Vom Bösen besessen  »

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$1,081, 11 April 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,081, 13 April 2014
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While the main title claims the plot is based on director Zarantonello's novel "Alice dalle 4 alle 5". However, no such novel was ever published: the film is in fact a remake-expansion on Zarantonello's earlier short film "Alice dalle 4 alle 5" (2000) See more »

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Great movie with an amazing cast
7 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

A gripping, entertaining thriller, one of the best I have ever seen. Twists and turns at every opportunity, all directed beautifully by Zarantonello. Barbara Steele looks amazing and is very much still a great star. I have recommended this movie to my friends and family and look forward to seeing it in theaters this weekend in LA and attending the Q&A with the director and the cast Friday and Saturday. I see a lot of movies and this was an outstanding movie that will be remembered for many years to come. Shot with a classic style in LA it represents a very morbid and innovative story about a mother who couldn't let go. Narrated through a series of flashbacks the contrast between the story and the visuals is striking.


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