Watch: The Butterfly Room 2012 123movies, Full Movie Online – Ann, a reclusive elegant lady, with an obsession for butterflies, is surprisingly befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, Ann soon discovers that she is not the only recipient of the girl’s affections..
Plot: A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster.
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A surprisingly good but flawed thriller.
I had no idea what to expect with this movie. An insane and homicidal woman pays a teenaged girl so she can pretend she is her mother. Well, I’ll give it credit for a storyline I’ve never seen before. The cast really shines well here, by the way. I can’t say I’m a good judge of acting, but I can say that I was held captive by the principal actors performance. The movie lost a few marks at the end though. Mostly for some character actions and sequences that didn’t exactly make sense, but overall it was still an enjoyable movie.
The entomologist Ann (Barbara Steele) is an old lonely woman with bipolar disorder and rejected by her daughter Dorothy (Heather Langenkamp) due to a serious incident when Dorothy was a child. When Ann meets the manipulative girl Alice (Julia Putnam) in a mall, she becomes Ann’s companion, receiving an allowance in return. Soon Ann finds that Alice manipulates other old women and she visits her crippled mother Olga (Camille Keaton) and she discovers that she is a prostitute that uses Alice to make money for her. Ann reacts in a violent way against Alice’s mother and triggers her madness.
In the present days, Ann meets the girl Julie (Ellery Sprayberry) in her building alone in the corridor. Her mother and Ann’s neighbor Claudia (Erica Leerhsen) neglects her daughter and Ann takes care of Julie. Ann brings Julie to her apartment and she does not allow her to enter in her butterfly room, where she keeps more sensitive specimens; however Julie tells to her mother that there is a girl inside the room. What is the secret of the butterfly room?
“The Butterfly Room” is a creepy non-linear movie with a deranged lead character performed by Barbara Steele. The timeline with many flashbacks seems to be confused to many viewers that apparently did not understand the plot and the movie is underrated in IMDb. My vote is seven.
Title (Brazil): “O Segredo da Borboleta” (“The Secret of the Butterfly”)
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 27 min (87 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Horror, Thriller
Director Jonathan Zarantonello
Writer Jonathan Zarantonello, Paolo Guerrieri, Luigi Sardiello
Actors Barbara Steele, Ray Wise, Erica Leerhsen
Country Italy, United States
Awards 3 wins & 1 nomination
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Red One Camera
Laboratory Technicolor S.p.a., Roma, Italy
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Redcode RAW (4K)
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic), D-Cinema