The Last Butterfly


1h 50m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A mime is coerced into organizing a performance in Terezin, a town that the Nazis set aside for Jews to delude the Red Cross shortly before the inhabitants were sent off to concentration camps.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cri du Papillon, Le, Last Butterfly
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Historical
War
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Barrandov Studios
Distribution Company
Cine Classics; New Line Home Entertainment
Location
Barandov Studios, Czechoslovakia; Prague, Czechoslovakia; Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

A mime is coerced into organizing a performance in Terezin, a town that the Nazis set aside for Jews to delude the Red Cross shortly before the inhabitants were sent off to concentration camps.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cri du Papillon, Le, Last Butterfly
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Historical
War
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Barrandov Studios
Distribution Company
Cine Classics; New Line Home Entertainment
Location
Barandov Studios, Czechoslovakia; Prague, Czechoslovakia; Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States April 1991

Released in United States February 1991

Released in United States January 10, 1991

Released in United States on Video December 28, 1994

Released in United States Summer August 20, 1993

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (out of competition) February 15-26, 1991.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (New Voices) September 24 - October 3, 1991.

Shown at International Film Festival of India in New Delhi January 10, 1991.

Began shooting September 1989.

Completed shooting December 8, 1989.

Production was suspended for 5 days in late November 1989 in sympathy with Czech anti-government protests.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (New Voices) September 24 - October 3, 1991.)

Released in United States January 10, 1991 (Shown at International Film Festival of India in New Delhi January 10, 1991.)

Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (out of competition) February 15-26, 1991.)

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival April 11-25, 1991.)

Released in United States Summer August 20, 1993

Released in United States on Video December 28, 1994