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The Butterfly Room (2012)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 11 April 2014 (USA)
A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Steele ... Ann
Ray Wise ... Nick
Erica Leerhsen ... Claudia
Heather Langenkamp ... Dorothy
Ellery Sprayberry ... Julie
Julia Putnam Julia Putnam ... Alice
Elea Oberon ... Monika (as Emma Bering)
Camille Keaton ... Olga
James Karen ... Taxidermist
Adrienne King ... Rachel
P.J. Soles ... Lauren
Joseph H. Johnson Jr. ... Chris
Matthew Glen Johnson ... William
Lorin McCraley ... Crazy Man
Jasmine Jessica Anthony ... Young Dorothy
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Ann, a reclusive elegant lady, with an obsession for butterflies, is surprisingly befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, Ann soon discovers that she is not the only recipient of the girl's affections. Written by Anonymous

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Horror | Thriller

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Trivia

While the main title claims the plot is based on director Zarantonello's novel "Alice dalle 4 alle 5". However, no such novel was ever published: the film is in fact a remake-expansion on Zarantonello's earlier short film "Alice dalle 4 alle 5" (2000) See more »

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References The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) See more »

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Great movie with an amazing cast
7 April 2014 | by sara-969-795444See all my reviews

A gripping, entertaining thriller, one of the best I have ever seen. Twists and turns at every opportunity, all directed beautifully by Zarantonello. Barbara Steele looks amazing and is very much still a great star. I have recommended this movie to my friends and family and look forward to seeing it in theaters this weekend in LA and attending the Q&A with the director and the cast Friday and Saturday. I see a lot of movies and this was an outstanding movie that will be remembered for many years to come. Shot with a classic style in LA it represents a very morbid and innovative story about a mother who couldn't let go. Narrated through a series of flashbacks the contrast between the story and the visuals is striking.


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Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Butterfly Room - Vom Bösen besessen See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,081, 13 April 2014

Gross USA:

$1,081

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,081
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Dolby

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2.35 : 1
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