Butterflies Are Free
Butterflies Are Free (1972)

Leonard Gershe based his play +Butterflies are Free on a real-life blind attorney. The film version stars Edward Albert as Don Baker, a self-reliant, sightless young man who becomes the object of affection for kooky Jill (Goldie Hawn).… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 23, 2002
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

An interesting film about love, blindness and the inherent bias in both.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Watch this one if you've ever wondered how Goldie Hawn became a star.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Poorly directed, the movie betrays its theatrical origins, but the acting of the two women, Goldie Hawn as the free spirit and Eileen Heckart as the overly protective mother, fighting over the love of a blind youngster, is good.

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Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews

Charming and engaging, the best work of Goldie Hawn's career

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Byron Brubaker
Here's an obscure one. An early Goldie Hawn movie (I think she is underestimated). Edward Albert plays an inspiring young blind man. I like it because… More
Sunil Jawahir
A sweet romance that's quite entertaining and fun.
Dimitris Springer
Witty and unpredictable but the whole storyline won't crypt its conservative and almost liberal views from another era.The universal "quality" of… More