"M. Butterfly" is a Drama/Romance film directed by David Cronenberg, released on October 01 of 1993 in the USA , starring Jeremy Irons, John Lone, Barbara Sukowa, Ian Richardson, Annabel Leventon and Shizuko Hoshi.
Who directed "M. Butterfly":
M. Butterfly was directed by David Cronenberg, a Canadian director, writer, actor, producer, and cinematographer.
Before making M. Butterfly, David Cronenberg had directed Naked Lunch, released in 1991, Dead Ringers (1988), The Fly (1986), The Dead Zone (1983), Videodrome (1983), and Scanners (1981). Since, he directed Crash, released in 1996, eXistenZ (1999), Spider (2002), A History of Violence (2005), Painkillers (2006), and Eastern Promises (2007).
When was "M. Butterfly" released:
M. Butterfly was initally released in the United States on Friday, October 01, 1993. Also released on Friday, October 01, 1993 have been Cool Runnings (dir. Jon Turteltaub), For Love or Money (dir. Barry Sonnenfeld), and Freaked (dir. Tom Stern and Alex Winter). This was twenty-six (26) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, September 09, 1993 in Canada; Wednesday, April 27, 1994 in France; Thursday, December 09, 1993 in Germany; Friday, December 03, 1993 in Spain and on Sunday, April 24, 1994 in Japan.
What is the cast of "M. Butterfly":
At the casting of M. Butterfly we find Jeremy Irons, previously seen in Damage (1992) and Waterland (1992); John Lone (The Last Emperor (1987), Echoes of Paradise (1987)); Barbara Sukowa (Europa (1991), Homo Faber (1991)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "M. Butterfly":
Loosely based on true events (see Bernard Boursicot), the film concerns René Gallimard (Jeremy Irons), a French diplomat assigned to Beijing, China in the 1960s. He becomes infatuated with a Chinese opera performer, Song Liling (John Lone), who spies on him for the Government of the People's Republic of China.
Their affair lasts for 20 years, with Gallimard all the while apparently unaware (or willfully ignorant) of the fact that in traditional Chinese opera, all roles are performed by men. [...]
No message has yet been posted about M. Butterfly.
Start a Topic
"The Butterfly Effect" To Get the Reboot!
1 message - According to Variety, "The Butterfly Effect" is going to get the reboot, even though it's less than ten years old.In the 2004 film, which starred...
Hitting Right Notes
2 messages - Emilio is a good actor now yes I saw him in Paradise Texas now and he is bright boy. I want to see the other movies with him in Imagine That and...
What would you like to see or suggest for New Moon?
16 messages - This topics follows up the discussion on the comparison of the book and big screen adaptation of Twilight. - So now that you have seen the first film,...
Michelle Pfeiffer and Zac Efron team up again to keep "New Year's Eve"!
1 message - In New York City, the lives of several people intertwine over the course of a New Year's Eve. "New Year's Eve" is directed by Garry...
( 1982 )Butterfly
Directed by: M. Cimber, starring S. Keach, P. Zadora, O. Welles, L. Nettleton...
( 2007 )Butterfly on a Wheel
Directed by: M. Barker, starring P. Brosnan, M. Bello, G. Butler, C. Mink...
( 2004 )The Butterfly Effect
Directed by: E. Bress, J. Mackye Gruber, starring A. Kutcher, M. Walters, A. Smart, E. Henson...
Resources: Geffen Pictures, Miranda Productions Inc., Wikipedia and contributions from movie fans. Anyone can submit additionnal information and corrections, you can post a message into the forum, or you can contact me by e-mail. Information and materials are submitted by users and thus may not always contain up-to-date and correct information, so do not hesite to report mistakes, and submit corrections.Thank you!. Direct editing is no longer available, sorry.