The Man who Talked to Butterflies

Fictional – 90’, 2018

Script and Direction: Rita Toledo

Production: Carol Benjamin

Starring: Leandra Leal

Consultancy in Films From Rio: Julie Bergeron, Marie Pierre Macia, Licia Eminenti, David Grumbach and Laurent Danielou

A production by Carol Benjamin, Leandra Leal and Rita Toledo

Production: Daza Filmes

. Awarded by the Audiovisual Sectorial Fund PRODAV 05/2014 with funds for script development.

. Selected for the program Films from Rio 2016/17.

When Manuela (Leandra Leal) travels to the Amazon in search of her missing husband, her world is upended when she discovers he has a wife and five-year-old son in a local tribe.