Beautiful Butterfly

A Vietnam veteran's forty year search to deliver his best friend's last letter to his adopted daughter is finally over. But his message is not well received.

  • Steven Adams
  • Steven Adams
  • Tracy Colletto
  • Steven Adams - Eugene Miller
    Key Cast
  • Mia Hargrove - Mae Tian Adkins
    Key Cast
  • Chloe Hargrove as herself
    Key Cast
  • John Murdolo - Ross, Restaruant manager
    Key Cast
  • Ameerah Briggs - casheer
    Key Cast
  • Scott Lehman - Buddy from Philadelphia
    Key Cast
  • S. Hamza Ahmad
    Director of photography
  • Anthony Orosz
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  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 14, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Play House West Film Festival
    February 21, 2015
    North America
    No awards at festival
  • Wendy's Shorts

    Nomination: Best International short
Director Biography - Steven Adams

Degree in film : Academy of Art University, San Francisco.
Three years at Play House West Acting school and repertory theater (Philadelphia). Instructor: Tony Savant

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Director Statement

A degree in film, doesn't transform you into a film maker. What it will do, (if it's a good program) is teach you to steal from great artists. The best teacher is experience. Open your eyes to the world around you and pay attention to the moments you can turn into a story. And don't wait to be invited into someone else's film project, you may wait a long time. Make your own! And if you want to be a better director/writer, learn to act!