Visually rich drama THE BUTTERFLY TREE in cinemas from 13 July 2018
Inspired by a friend whom director Priscilla Cameron lost to breast cancer, The Butterfly Tree is a sexual coming of age story which is both an emotionally seductive and beautifully immersive experience.
Evelyn (Melissa George, 30 Days of Night, Home & Away – TV Soap), a burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al (Ewen Leslie, Top of the Lake) and his teenage son, Fin (Ed Oxenbald, The Visit) with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, old wounds are reopened over the death of Fin’s mother. Through the vivacious Evelyn, Fin learns the power of forgiveness and relinquishes his goddess in return for a family. In this seductive and heart-warming story, both men will discover the power of selfless love.
The Butterfly Tree which saw its worldwide premiere at the 2017 Melbourne Film Festival, and went on to screen at Toronto Intl. Film Festival in September 2018, is now set to screen at selected festivals in the UK ahead of a theatrical release in July.
“Melissa George returns as a radian, siren-like, moon-eyed florist in a visually rich and intensely styled drama that shimmers with stagey, hipster glamour”– The Guardian
View the trailer here
The Butterfly Tree will be released in selected cinemas nationwide (UK & Ireland) from 13 July 2018. Full list of venues scrfeening the film will be listed here:
Edinburgh, Cineworld (UK Premiere with director Priscilla Cameron, and star Melissa George expected to be in attendance – Edinburgh International Film Festival), 29 June 2018 (1 day)
Edinburgh, Odeon (Edinburgh International Film Festival), 30 June 2018 (1 day)
London, Regent Street Cinema (Oz Film Festival with director Priscilla Cameron in attendance), 8 July 2018 (1 day)
Manchester, Home, 20 July 2018 (7 days)
Oswestry, Kinokulture Cinema, 1 August 2018 (1 day)
Birmingham, Mac Cinema, 3 August 2018 (1 day)
Hereford, The Courtyard, 3 August 2018
Birmingham, Mac Cinema, 5 August 2018 (1 day)
Chichester, New Park Cinema, 5 August 2018 (1 day)
Chichester, New Park Cinema, 6 August 2018 (1 day)
Birmingham, Mac Cinema, 7 August 2018 (1 day)
Chichester, New Park Cinema, 8 August 2018 (1 day)
Stockton-on-Tees, ARC, 11 August 2018 (1 day)
Hereford, The Courtyard, 15 August 2018 (1 day)
Hereford, The Courtyard, 16 August 2018 (1 day)
Stockton-on-Tees, ARC, 16 August 2018 (1 day)
[More sites to be confirmed]