M. Butterfly

1993 R 1h 41m DVD

M. Butterfly

1993 R 1h 41m DVD
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Jeremy Irons stars as French civil service officer René Gallimard, a man who falls in love with an enigmatic Chinese opera singer (John Lone), in director David Cronenberg's adaptation of David Henry Hwang's Broadway stage play. Set in the midst of China's Cultural Revolution of the 1960s, the film includes several allusions to "Madama Butterfly," Giacomo Puccini's 1904 opera that inspired Hwang's play.
Cast
Jeremy Irons, John Lone, Barbara Sukowa, Ian Richardson, Annabel Leventon, Shizuko Hoshi, Richard McMillan, Vernon Dobtcheff, David Neal, Philip McGough, David Hemblen, Antony Parr, Margaret Ma, Tristram Jellinek
Director
David Cronenberg
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.

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