Butterfly Tongues (La lengua de las mariposas)
- Original title
La lengua de las mariposas aka
- Running time
- 97 min.
Rafael Azcona, José Luis Cuerda, Manuel Rivas. Novel: Manuel Rivas
Fernando Fernán Gómez, Manuel Lozano, Uxía Blanco, Gonzalo Uriarte, Alexis de los Santos, Jesús Castejón, Guillermo Toledo, Elena Fernández, Tamar Novas, Tatán, Roberto Vidal Bolaño, Celso Parada, Celso Bugallo, See 11 More
Sogetel, Las Producciones del Escorpión, Canal+ España, TVE. Producer: José Luis Cuerda, Fernando Bovaira
Drama | 1930s. Childhood. Education. Schools & University
- For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older brother, a budding saxophone player, he makes a trip with the band from their town in Galicia. But it's also the year that the Spanish Republic comes under fire from Fascist rebels. Moncho's father is a Republican as is the aging teacher, Don Gregorio. As sides are drawn and power falls clearly to one side, the forces of fear, violence, and betrayal alter profoundly what should be the pleasure of coming of age.
- Rankings Position
: Goya Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay. 13 nominations.
: Forqué Awards: Nominated for Best Film
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