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Butterfly (Butterfly's Tongue) (La Lengua de las Mariposas) (1999)

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Manuel Lozano Manuel Lozano
Moncho
Uxía Blanco Uxía Blanco
Rosa
Alexis de los Santos Alexis de los Santos
Andrés
Jesús Castejón Jesús Castejón
D. Avelino
Elena Bagutta Elena Bagutta
Carmiña


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Rafael Azcona Rafael Azcona
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For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older brother, a budding saxophone player, he makes a trip with the band from their town in Galicia. But it's also the year that the Spanish Republic comes under fire from Fascist rebels. Moncho's father is a Republican as is the aging teacher, Don Gregorio. As sides are drawn and power falls clearly to one side, the forces of fear, violence, and betrayal alter profoundly what should be the pleasure of coming of age.
Release date: 18 August 2000
UPC: 786936144666
Tags: Spanish (4), Spanish Civil War (2), Spain (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), Childhood (1), Drama (1), Foreign (1), 1990s (1), Coming Of Age (1)
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