The Blue Butterfly
Independent Films, Trailers
The Blue Butterfly tells the extraordinary story of a 10-year-old boy, diagnosed as terminally ill, whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist (William Hurt) to take them on a trip to the Costa Rican rain forest to search for the butterfly, leading to an adventure that will transform their lives.
And so, their journey begins. A journey of courage, redemption and love. Inspired by a true story, this is a magical film about a courageous young boy and a jaded man who chase a dream, and whose lives are forever changed.
The only way to catch a miracle is to believe in it...
Year of Production: 2004
Country: United States
- LÉA POOL
- Pete McCormack
- WILLIAM HURT, PASCALE BUSSIÈRES, MARC DONATO
Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival
Official Selection Chicago Int’l Children’s Film Festival
The Worldfest 2005 Gold REMI Award
Finalist KIDS FIRST! Best Feature for Ages 5-8
2006 Parents' Choice Approved award!