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Black Butterflies

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Romance Drama 20111h 40mOn: Free Services Philo fuboTV 
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 streaming with subscription on Philo, streaming with subscription on fuboTV, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, and 9 others. It's a drama and romance movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (2,104 votes).

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Paula van der Oest


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Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 3 others).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#26,094 Ranked Movie

#654 Ranked in Movies on Philo

#1823 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#1880 Ranked in Biography Movies

Black Butterflies has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (2,104 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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