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M. Butterfly

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[[Performer~P86249~David Cronenberg~davidcronenberg]]'s cinematic intensity eviscerates this adaptation of [[Performer~P166830~David Henry Hwang~davidhenryhwang]]'s passionate stage production. Based on a true incident involving a French diplomat who carried on an affair for 18 years with a man the diplomat thought was a woman, M. Butterfly begins in 1964 Beijing when French foreign service employee Rene Gallimard ([[Performer~P34545~Jeremy Irons~jeremyirons]]) becomes smitten with Chinese opera...more

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