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.”
“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.