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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
The heartwarming story of the relationship that develops between a shy young boy and his kind teacher in 1936 Spain. The boy, Moncho, is frightened about starting school, and it is up to the gentle, compassionate Don Gregorio to set the boy's mind at ease. When the Spanish Civil War erupts on July 18, both individuals' lives are changed forever. Gomez turns in another memorable performance as the sensitive teacher.

Cast: Fernando Fernán Gómez , Manuel Lozano , Uxía Blanco , Gonzalo Martin Uriarte , Alexis de Los Santos , Guillermo Toledo ,

Director: José Luis Cuerda

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Butterfly (1999)

Release Date: June 16th, 2000|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The folks on "Survivor" have nothing on Julia Butterfly Hill. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    A likable though slender documentary. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Concise and well-researched documentary does a fine job of presenting a complicated issue clearly while maintaining a fairly objective middle ground. show more

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