The Blue Butterfly
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A terminally ill boy has one dying wish: to catch the most beautiful butterfly on earth.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The patronizing, gratuitous sentimentality undermines what could and should have been a simple story of courage and beauty."
‑ Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
"Something like an unfunny version of "Dutch.""
‑ Eric Campos, Film Threat
"Pete McCormack's script only occasionally yields to melodrama. Mostly it allows the characters to breathe freely, expressing a greater range of human emotion than just love and sympathy."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"If this film was of an American Beauty-standard, wouldn't it be wasted on the ten-year-olds and grandmothers that the production is really geared towards?"
‑ Oz,
"Feels as forced and sentimental as one of those disease-of-the-week melodramas that were once the mainstay of U.S. television."
‑ Stephen Cole, Globe and Mail
"Literally half the experience of this movie involves watching the wildlife. And on this level The Blue Butterfly works magnificently."
‑ Jim Slotek, Jam! Movies
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