Butterflies Are Free

1972, U.S., 109m, DCP

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Screened October 18, 2022

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The architects of the hit play reteamed for the affecting dramedy’s movie version, which opened at the Quad a few months after the Broadway original wrapped a multiyear run; director Milton Katselas and writer Leonard Gershe engaged Eileen Heckart to reprise her stage portrayal — and she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, with the film receiving Cinematography and Sound nominations. Heckart is the overprotective mom as sight-impaired young man Edward Albert moves into his own pad with a beguiling neighbor — who better than Goldie Hawn?

A film by Milton Katselas