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Black Butterflies

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Drama Biography 
20111h 40mOn: Free Services Kanopy Tags: Female Director Country: Germany 

Confronted by Apartheid and a father who was Minister of Censorship, Ingrid Jonker searched for a home, searched for love. With men like Jack Cope and André Brink she found much love, but no home. Later, in his first speech to the South African Parliament Nelson Mandela read her poem "The Dead Child of Nyanga" and addressed her as one of the finest poets of South Africa.Black Butterflies featuring Carice van Houten and Rutger Hauer is free on Sony Crackle, free on Tubi, free on VUDU, and 5 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 69% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (2,013 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, Tubi, Vudu & 1 other).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#11,859 Ranked Movie

#954 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#1139 Ranked in Biography Movies

#1375 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Black Butterflies has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 69% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (2,013 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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