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M. Butterfly

M. Butterfly(1993)

Also Known As: Madame Butterfly |

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Brief Synopsis

The true story of the arrest of a French diplomat for leaking information to a Chinese opera singer he had an affair with for years, who was also a spy. The twist in the story is that the singer was actually a man who deceived the diplomat into thinking he was a woman.

Cast & Crew

Jeremy Irons Rene Gallimard
John Lone Song Liling
Barbara Sukowa Jeanne Gallimard
Ian Richardson Ambassador Toulon
Annabel Leventon Frau Baden
Shizuko Hoshi Comrade Chin
Richard Mcmillan Embassy Colleague
Vernon Dobtcheff Agent Etancelin
David Hemblen 1st Intelligent Officer
Damir Andrei 2nd Intelligent Officer
Antony Parr 3rd Intelligent Officer
Margaret Ma Song'S Maid
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1993 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBI)
Sound:  Production Co:  Geffen Film Company .....Production Company, Film House Entertainment .....Production Company, Abbey Road Studios .....Production Company, Air Studios, London .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Arri Group .....Production Company, Salon Films .....Production Company, Sound Mix Ltd .....Production Company, Numbers Inc .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Balsmeyer & Everett Inc .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Films Effects .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Varese Sarabande .....Production Company, Warner Bros. Pictures .....Studio, Warner Bros. Pictures International .....World Wide Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • excellent!!!!!

    john pino 2008-11-25

    A great job by a great director. M. Butterfly, superbly acted by John Lone. What a twist from an original story that was written more than 100 years ago... MORE>