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The Blue Butterfly (2004)

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A terminally ill boy has one dying wish: to catch the most beautiful butterfly on earth.

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Cast

William Hurt
as Alan Osborne
Pascale Bussieres
as Teresa Carlton
Steve Adams
as Presenter
Marc Donato
as Pete Carlton
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Critic Reviews for The Blue Butterfly

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

The patronizing, gratuitous sentimentality undermines what could and should have been a simple story of courage and beauty.

December 22, 2005 | Full Review…
Washington Post
Top Critic

Pete McCormack's script only occasionally yields to melodrama. Mostly it allows the characters to breathe freely, expressing a greater range of human emotion than just love and sympathy.

March 5, 2004 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Feels as forced and sentimental as one of those disease-of-the-week melodramas that were once the mainstay of U.S. television.

March 5, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/4
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Something like an unfunny version of "Dutch."

July 13, 2004 | Rating: 1/5
Film Threat

If this film was of an American Beauty-standard, wouldn't it be wasted on the ten-year-olds and grandmothers that the production is really geared towards?

March 8, 2004 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
eFilmCritic.com

Literally half the experience of this movie involves watching the wildlife. And on this level The Blue Butterfly works magnificently.

March 5, 2004 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for The Blue Butterfly

Sweet story,I love William Hurt anyway and its abased on a true story there you go folks a double double.

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