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Title In the time of the butterflies [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Phoenix Pictures/Barnstorm Films production ; in association with Ventarosa Productions ; produced by Ellen Gordon ; teleplay by Judy Klass & David Klass ; directed by Mariano Barroso.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    INT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series MGM DVD
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Cast Salma Hayek, Edward James Olmos, Mia Maestro, Demián Bichir, Pilar Padilla, Lumi Cavazos, Marc Anthony.
Credits Director of photography, Xavier Perez-Grobet ; editor, Eva Gardos ; music, Van Dyke Parks.
Note Based on the book by Julia Alvarez.
Originally produced as a motion picture for television and broadcast on Oct. 21, 2001.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13 for some intense scenes of violence.
Summary An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later.
Note Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
Subject Mirabal, Minerva, 1926-1960 -- Drama.
Mirabal, María Teresa, 1935-1960 -- Drama.
Mirabal, Patria, 1924-1960 -- Drama.
Sisters -- Dominican Republic -- Drama.
Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, 1891-1961 -- Drama.
Women revolutionaries -- Dominican Republic -- Drama.
Dominican Republic -- History -- 1930-1961 -- Drama.
Families -- Dominican Republic -- Drama.
Alvarez, Julia -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Barroso, Mariano, 1959- Director.
Gordon, Ellen (Ellen S.) Producer.
Klass, Judy. Screenwriter.
Klass, David. Screenwriter.
Hayek, Salma, 1968- Actor.
Olmos, Edward James. Actor.
Maestro, Mía. Actor.
Bichir, Demián, 1963- Actor.
Padilla, Pilar. Actor.
Cavazos, Lumi, 1969- Actor.
Anthony, Marc. Actor.
Alvarez, Julia. In the time of the butterflies.
Phoenix Pictures.
Barnstorm Films (Firm)
Ventanarosa Productions.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792852478
Standard No. 027616869999
Music No. 1002802 MGM Home Entertainment

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