Butterfly Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: February 20th, 2001

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

Production Co: Los Producciones del Escorpion, TVG, Canal+ España, Sogotel, Televisión Española (TVE)

Keywords: Friendship, School, Friend, Touching, Growing up, Father, 1930s


Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay
Los Premios Goya (2000)