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48 Ratings

Pretty Butterflies

Bellas Mariposas

Directed by Salvatore Mereu
Italy, 2012


3 August, Cagliari: a poor neighborhood. At three in the morning eleven-year-old Cate is woken by the screams of her eccentric neighbor. Cate wants to run away from that apartment, from her numerous and problematic siblings and her tyrannical father.

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Pretty Butterflies Directed by Salvatore Mereu

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Film (Bisato d'Oro)

2012 | Honorable Mention: FEDIC Award

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2013 | Winner: Big Screen Award



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