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M. Butterfly (1993)

R
101 min | Drama, Romance

In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.
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David Henry Hwang (play) (screenplay)
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$57,280
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,498,795
Gross (World)
$1,498,795
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Release date
Oct 1, 1993 (United States)
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31 cast members
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Jeremy Irons
René Gallimard René Gallimard   See fewer
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John Lone
Song Liling Song Liling   See fewer
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Barbara Sukowa
Jeanne Gallimard Jeanne Gallimard   See fewer
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Ian Richardson
Ambassador Toulon Ambassador Toulon   See fewer
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Annabel Leventon
Frau Baden Frau Baden   See fewer
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Shizuko Hoshi
Comrade Chin Comrade Chin   See fewer
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Richard McMillan
Embassy Colleague Embassy Colleague   See fewer
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Vernon Dobtcheff
Agent Etancelin Agent Etancelin   See fewer
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David Hemblen
Intelligence Officer #1 Intelligence Officer #1   See fewer
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Damir Andrei
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Antony Parr
Intelligence Officer #3 Intelligence Officer #3   See fewer
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Margaret Ma
Song's Maid Song's Maid   See fewer
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Tristram Jellinek
Defense Attorney Defense Attorney   See fewer
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Philip McGough
Prosecution Attorney Prosecution Attorney   See fewer
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David Neal
Judge Judge   See fewer
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Sean Hewitt
Ambassador's Aide Ambassador's Aide   See fewer
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Peter Messaline
Diplomat at Party Diplomat at Party   See fewer
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Michael Mehlmann
Drunk in Paris Bar Drunk in Paris Bar   See fewer
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Barbara Chilcott
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George Jonas
Mall Trustee Mall Trustee   See fewer
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Carl Zvonkin
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Viktor Fülöp
Marshal (as Viktor Fulop) Marshal (as Viktor Fulop)   See fewer
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Cadman Chui
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The Beijing Opera Troupe
Beijing Opera Performers Beijing Opera Performers   See fewer
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María Teresa Uribe
Paris Opera Madama Butterfly (as Maria Teresa Uribe) Paris Opera Madama Butterfly (as Maria Teresa Uribe)   See fewer
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Harriet Chung
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Monica Gan
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Ayumi Komoda
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Tammy Lok
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Carly Wong
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6.8 / 10 | 7,920 votes