In the Time of the Butterflies

For generations, General Rafael Trujillo (Edward James Olmos) has ruled the Dominican Republic with a mixture of terror and savagery... until Minerva Mirabal (Salma Hayek) dares to oppose him. Inspired by her love for a rebel leader (Marc Anthony), Minerva and her sisters - known as 'Las Mariposas' (The Butterflies) - endure unimaginable hardships in a battle for the very soul of a nation. But as their acts of bravery gain noteriety, Trujillo's forces close in, determined to put an end to Minerva's heroics. Based on a true story.

Year: 2000
Genre: True Stories
Country: USA
Director: Mariano Barroso
Starring: Salma Hayek, Edward James Olmos, Mia Maestro, Marc Anthony
Duration: 88 Minutes
Rating: M - Adult themes.
Location in store: Drama



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