biopic about poet Ingrid Jonker, regarded as South Africa’s Sylvia
Plath, as she finds her freedom in the height of 1960s Apartheid by
scripting verse amidst a series of stormy love affairs.
Winner of Best Actress in a Narrative Feature (Carice van Houten) at the Tribeca Film Festival
“BLACK BUTTERFLIES is a dark, moving depiction of the life and
death of a brave rebellious, idiosyncratic woman who made significant
strides toward changing the world around her and paid a heavy toll for
her passion.” – Rex Reed, Observer