Le farfalle (1906)

Italy, 1906
6m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An Italian fantasy film made by Società Italiana Cines.

Plot Summary

Young women in a Japanese garden try to catch butterflies in a net. When they cut the wings off one particularly beautiful butterfly they are beset by a swarm of other butterflies.

Alternative Titles

The Butterflies

Extracts included in
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood: Where It All Began (1995)

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