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Butterfly's Tongue


The Instituto Cervantes Athens, the Embassy of Spain in Greece and Victoria Square Project invite you to a movie night with the film Butterfly’s Tongue (La lengua de las mariposas) on Thursday, 12 May 2022 at 8:30 pm in the context of the events “Culture in the neighborhoods”, organized by the Municipality of Athens through Athens Culture Net, from 12 to 29 May in Kypseli.

About the movie
La lengua de las mariposas (Butterfly’s Tongue), José Luis Cuerda, 1999, 96’
With: Manuel Lozano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Uxía Blanco

The heartwarming story of the relationship that develops between a shy young boy and his kind teacher in 1936 Spain. The boy, Moncho, is frightened about starting school, and it is up to the gentle, compassionate Don Gregorio to set the boy's mind at ease. When the Spanish Civil War erupts on July 18, both individuals' lives are changed forever. Gomez turns in another memorable performance as the sensitive teacher.
With Greek subtitles

Movie trailer:

The free movie night will be held in front of Victoria Square Project on Elpidos 13 pedestrian street, 10434 Victoria square. The distribution of the priority tickets will start at 8pm.  

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