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The Butterfly (Le papillon)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 19, 2004
Running time:80 minutes
Cast:Nade Dieu, Claire Bouanich, Michel Serrault, Francoise Michaud, Helene Hily
Director:Philippe Muyl
Producer:Patrick Godeau
Writer:Philippe Muyl
Distributor:First Run Features

Description: 'The Butterfly' is the story of eight-year-old Elsa and her mom Isabelle, who move in next to Julien, an ornery old entomologist with a lavish butterfly collection in his apartment. Her mother is hardly ever home, and Elsa soon grows attached to her neighbor. When Julien sets out on a weeklong hike in search of a rare and beautiful butterfly, Elsa hides herself in his car. Although Julien doesn't want Elsa and her constant questions around, he begrudgingly accepts the situation and allows her to tag along with him on his expedition to the Alps, where she learns many things about the natural and the human world.

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