The Butterfly Tree
- 1h 37min
- Directed by: Priscilla Cameron
- Cast: Melissa George, Ewen Leslie, Ed Oxenbould, Sophie Lowe
- UK release: 13 July 2018
Fin (Oxenbould), a lonely teenager pining after his dead mother and unable to bond with father Al (Leslie), becomes interested in Evelyn (George), an ex-burlesque dancer who opens a florists’ shop. Oxenbould doesn’t really flesh out Fin’s complexity but George is fascinating enough to give the film some soul.
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The Butterfly Tree28 Jun 2018
EIFF 2018: Visually ravishing but dramatically iffy Australian drama, starring Melissa George
Melissa George casts a spell over a father and son in a somewhat flyaway drama. In the visually ravishing debut of writer-director Priscilla Cameron, George plays the fortysomething equivalent of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, an ex-burlesque dancer who sets…
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