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Rated: 5.7 out of 10 with 2,356 votes.
Confronted by Apartheid and a father who was Minister of Censorship, Ingrid Jonker searched for a home, searched for love. With men like Jack Cope and André Brink she found much love, but no home. Later, in his first speech to the South African Parliament Nelson Mandela read her poem "The Dead Child of Nyanga" and addressed her as one of the finest poets of South Africa.
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Main Actors:
Ingrid Jonker
Abraham Jonker
Jack Cope
Eugene Maritz
Jan Rabie
Uys Krige
Pieter Venter
Lucille - Lulu
Valkenberg receptionist
Ettiene le Roux
Title:Black Butterflies
Release Date:
Directed by:Paula van der Oest
Genres:DramaRomance
Keywords:ApartheidWoman-Director
Alternative Titles:Svarta Fjärilar
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