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Black Butterflies

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Release Date:March 2, 2012
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Carice van Houten, Rutger Hauer, Liam Cunningham, Graham Clarke, Nicholas Pauling
Director:Paula van der Oest
Producer:Frans van Gestel, Richard Claus, Michael Auret, Arry Voorsmit, Marina Block
Writer:Greg Latter
Distributor:Tribeca Films

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Description: Poetry, politics, madness, and desire collide in the true story of the woman hailed as South Africa's Sylvia Plath. In 1960s Cape Town, as Apartheid steals the expressive rights of blacks and whites alike, young Ingrid Jonker finds her freedom scrawling verse while frittering through a series of stormy affairs. Amid escalating quarrels with her lovers and her rigid father, a parliament censorship minister, the poet witnesses an unconscionable event that will alter the course of both her artistic and personal lives.

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