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The Butterfly Tree (2017)

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Evelyn, a burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son, Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, old wounds are reopened over the death of Fin's mother. Through the vivacious Evelyn, Fin learns the power of forgiveness and relinquishes his goddess in return for a family. In this seductive and heart-warming story, both men will discover the power of selfless love.

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Critic Reviews for The Butterfly Tree

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (4)

Cameron may be an expert when it comes to creating visual magic but images aren't everything. Words do matter.

November 22, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The heart-in-hand sincerity of its worldview is what makes the film endearing and aggravating by turns.

August 26, 2017 | Full Review…
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This rather underpowered tale of sexual awakening and grief proceeds at a leisurely pace before a couple of late scenes that strive to outdo each other for sheer melodramatic overreach.

August 23, 2017 | Full Review…

The air and aroma of The Butterfly Tree is slushy and thick, so thick you could cut it with a knife.

August 14, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It may look like a vibrant and heartfelt story, but its colourful façade masks an empty and deeply uncomfortable situation.

February 9, 2021 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Given how lush Priscilla Cameron's debut feature The Butterfly Tree appears, it's a real shame that the material at hand doesn't match its aesthetic.

February 15, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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