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53 Ratings

Butterflies Are Free

Directed by Milton Katselas
United States, 1972
Comedy, Drama, Musical


Striving to be independent, the blind but determined Don Baker moves away from his overprotective mother. After settling into his new San Francisco digs, Don meets kooky neighbor Jill Tanner.

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Butterflies Are Free Directed by Milton Katselas

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1973 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

Writers Guild of America

1973 | Nominee: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer - Male

1973 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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