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Title year:1990
Also known as:THE FLYING SNEAKER (English Title)
Unused title(s):La Collectioneuse De Papillons (Working Title)
Original dialogue(s):French
Running time:95 min sec
Description:Eleven-year-old Alex, whose father is a doctor and seaman, is a daydreamer. One day, he receives a strange package holding many cocoons that shortly afterwards turn into shimmering butterflies. The most majestic of them can speak and has magical powers. Alex is so enthralled that he even repudiates Lucy, his best friend, to devote himself to this unique creature who warns him: "If you want to me, you must never leave the window open on the night of a full moon." But Alex forgets his promise just once while celebrating his father's return. He runs to his room, but it is too late: the butterfly has flown away for all time. But there is still Lucy, and Alex discovers that he is capable of accomplishing so much more than he believed possible.

Credited as:
Director(s):Bretislav Pojar
Screen writer(s):Bretislav Pojar
Jiri Fried

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Ludek Navratil
Katka Pokorna
Katerina Machackova
Jaromir Hanzlik
Vlastimil Brodsky

Credited as:
Producer(s):Rock Demers
Bedrich Strnad
Zdenek Polak

Credited as:
Editor(s):Alois Fisarek
Musician(s):Petr Skoumal
Photography:Ervin Sanders
Vladimir Malik

Support:35mm Col BW Kodak Fuji aspect ratio

Release:MontréalJune 11, 1993

Financial %:
Co-finance:Country production

Bellevue Pathé Québec (1984) Inc.

CFFD Reference No.: 2046