Press Kit

The Blue Butterfly

The only way to catch a miracle is to believe in it...

“Story Soars. William Hurt and Pascale Bussiéres subdued-but-powerful performances add welcome depth to what is no ordinary family film. Stunning cinematography. A magical atmosphere.”
– The Montreal Gazette

“Drama has wings and a heart. William Hurt manages a performance of nuance and grace.”
- Toronto Star

“Butterfly takes flight. Heartwarming. Awesome wildlife gives this family fare wings.”
- Sun Media
“The full house at the Orinda Theater loved the film. So did I. It is beautifully shot, upbeat, suspenseful and touching.”
– Oakland Tribune
“Heartfelt tale of courage and love. Based on a true story, filmmaker Pool takes us on a magical journey. The cinematography is spectacular.”
– Ralph Tribbey, DVD Release Report/Home Media Retailing
“Beautifully shot on location and imbued with the magical quality of a fairytale.”
- Video Librarian

Starring: Academy award winner William Hurt

Directed by: Léa PoolM

A dramatic adventure about courage, redemption and love, filmed in the rain forests of Costa Rica and in Montreal.

Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them on a trip to the jungle to search for the butterfly, leading to an adventure that will transform their lives.

The Blue Butterfly is about the coming of age of a young boy and a mature man who both must learn to emerge from their protective cocoons to live life to the fullest.

All images are copyright © monterey media inc.