M. Butterfly

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  • R
  • 1993
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 6.8  (8,809)
  • 43

In 1960s China, French Vice Consul Rene Gallimard falls in love with Chinese opera singer Song Liling and has a long affair, during which he tells state secrets to his lover. Some 20 years later he becomes a laughingstock when it's revealed that his lover was a spy and a man. He was tried for treason and convicted. The stage and screen adaptations of this true story borrow from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly." Jeremy Irons plays the clueless Gallimard; John Lone portrays Song Liling.

M. Butterfly
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In 1960s China, French Vice Consul Rene Gallimard falls in love with Chinese opera singer Song Liling and has a long affair, during which he tells state secrets to his lover. Some 20 years later he becomes a laughingstock when it's revealed that his lover was a spy and a man. He was tried for treason and convicted. The stage and screen adaptations of this true story borrow from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly." Jeremy Irons plays the clueless Gallimard; John Lone portrays Song Liling.

M. Butterfly is a 1993 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 43.

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  • Release Date
    1993
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 41 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (8,809)
  • Metascore
    43