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Pretty Butterflies (2012)

Bellas mariposas (original title)
A day in Cagliari narrated by the young Caterina.


Salvatore Mereu


Sergio Atzeni (novel), Salvatore Mereu (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Podda Sara Podda ... Cate
Maya Mulas Maya Mulas ... Luna
Davide Todde Davide Todde ... Gigi
Micaela Ramazzotti ... La Coga Aleni
Luciano Curreli Luciano Curreli ... Padre di Cate
Maria Loi Maria Loi ... Madre di Cate
Rosalba Piras Rosalba Piras ... Signora Sias
Simone Paris Simone Paris ... Tonio
Anna Karina Dyatlyk Anna Karina Dyatlyk ... Samantha
Giulia Coni Giulia Coni ... Luisella
Silvia Coni Silvia Coni ... Mandarina
Carlo Molinari Carlo Molinari ... Signor Federico
Enrico Sanna Enrico Sanna ... Fisino
Luca Sanna Luca Sanna ... Ricciotti
Gianluca Lai Gianluca Lai ... Massimo


Cate is eleven years old, with many brothers, a feckless, jobless father, and hard-working, frazzled mother. She lives on the outskirts of Cagliari, but would like to escape: she dreams of being a singer, she doesn't want to end up like her sister Mandarina, who got pregnant at the age of thirteen, or like Samantha, the girl-object of the neighborhood. Only Gigi, a neighbor, deserves his love. But today, August 3rd, Gigi's life is in danger: Tonio, one of Cate's brothers, wants to kill him. Meanwhile Cate spends with Luna, her best friend, the longest day of their lives, between the neighborhood, the sea and the streets of the center. Written by lament

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Italian | Sardinian

Release Date:

9 May 2013 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Pretty Butterflies See more »

Filming Locations:

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy


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