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Butterfly: Miniseries (2018)



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Drama following an 11-year-old boy who is suppressing his real identity as a girl, and his separated parents.


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Critic Reviews for Butterfly: Miniseries

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

It's only a three-parter, sadly, but every episode is sure to sing, baffle and enthral.

October 23, 2018 | Full Review…

What did I like? Most of it. As a good friend put it the day after, one of the best things was how Butterfly contextualised and simplified in a way that abstract "debate" and inquiry does not.

October 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Aside from the odd stylistic flourish (bold, primary-coloured palette, dreamy, synth-washed soundtrack from the duo who scored Stranger Things), this was a very ITV approach - which might normally sound like a criticism, but not here.

October 16, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's a thoughtful, nuanced family drama from playwright Tony Marchant that avoids easy answers.

January 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Tony Marchant's drama set out its stall without fuss. We saw that far from being a phase, Max had been feeling this way for a long time.

October 22, 2018 | Full Review…

[A] thought-provoking, emotionally realistic issue drama on the subject of gender identity in young people - well, really, just one particular young person, 12-year-old Max Duffy from Manchester, who would like to be known as Maxine.

January 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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