Butterflies Are Free

Butterflies Are Free
Butterflies Are Free
  • PG
  • 1h 49m
  • 1972
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A free spirit (Goldie Hawn) helps a timid and intelligent young blind man (Edward Albert) break away from his overprotective mother (Eileen Heckart). Though initially resenting the girl's intrusion into her son's life (which includes a few lessons in sex), Heckart, whose performance won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award® finally realizes that her son needs to become self-reliant.
© 1972 , renewed 2000 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Variety Staff

Hawn, funny and touching, is a delight throughout and Heckart gets a film role that enables her to...

June 21, 2017
Time Out

A piece of (barely) stage-adapted nonsense, scripted by Leonard Gershe from his own play, about bl...

June 21, 2017
TV Guide

Although the emotional conflicts are a bit too neatly settled at the story's conclusion, Albert, H...

June 25, 2017
Cinema Sight
Wesley Lovell

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

June 22, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date:July 6, 1972
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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