In the Time of the Butterflies

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En el tiempo de las mariposas ( / Argentina ), Fjärilarnas tid ( Sweden ), No Tempo das Borboletas ( Brazil )

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In the Time of the Butterflies

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Salma Hayek

Minerva Mirabal

Edward James Olmos

Rafael Trujillo

Mía Maestro

María Teresa 'Mate' Mirabal

Demián Bichir

Manuel 'Manolo' Tavárez Justo

Storyline

On November 25, 1960, the bodies of three sisters were found near the bottom of a cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official daily 'El Caribe' reports that it had been an accident, but it does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it mention the sisters' fierce opposition to the General Trujillo's dictatorship. This is their story: how Minerva started the tragedy by refusing Trujillo; how Patria became an opponent from the church itself; ... more


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Movie Berry

05February 2010

«In the Time of the Butterflies» is a 2001 romantic comedy. Salma Hayek steps out in a weighty, serious role as Minerva Mirabel, a resistance fighter against the popular dictatorship of Leonidas Trujillo (Edward James Olmos) in the Dominican Republic. The tempestuous Minerva leads her sisters Mate (Mia Maestro) and Patria (Lumi Cavazos) into the burgeoning resistance movement after the dictator murders their father. Hunky Marc Anthony plays Hayek's radical boyfriend. «In the Time of the Butterflies» directed by Mariano Barroso. You can download «In the Time of the Butterflies» right now!

Zeena

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B+

In the Time of the Butterflies15 February 2014

I really like Salma Hayek in romantic comedies more so than movies such as this one. This is good for a one time viewing but I will not see it again.

Lovin Movies Berry Much

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C+

In the Time of the Butterflies15 February 2014

I thought this was an okay movie. The acting was great but the storyline sometimes predictable.

Lizzy

Karma1301430

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B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.28 May 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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A+

thanks11 April 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

Karma1301430

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A+

Thanks for that comment good to know03 August 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

Karma1320820

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A+

thanks27 June 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

Karma161263

Grade

A+

Butterflies in my stomach11 February 2011

Three sisters fight the evil Trujillo in this well-mounted mini-epic. Great acting somewhat marred by predictable dialogue, but the story works anyway. The women are gorgeous and sincere. James Olmos plays the three-dimensional lusty Trujillo. Good location photography in Mexico. Could have used... more

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