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La Lengua de las Maripósas (1999)  link to La Lengua de las Maripósas on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 332

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IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (6425 votes)

Also known as: Butterfly's Tongue

Country: Spanish, 96 minutes

Spoken Languages: Spanish

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): José Luis Cuerda

Cast: Fernando Fernán Gómez (as Don Gregorio), Elena Bagutta (as Carmiña), Tamar Novas (as Roque), Celso Bugallo (as Cura), Manuel Lozano (as Moncho)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Plot Outline: For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older brother, a budding saxophone player, he makes a trip with the band from their town in Galicia. But it's also the year that the Spanish Republic comes under fire from Fascist rebels. Moncho's father is a Republican as is the aging teacher, Don Gregorio. As sides are drawn and power falls clearly to one side, the forces of fear, violence, and betrayal alter profoundly what should be the pleasure of coming of age. 2 copys

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017