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.