Butterfly

1972, Andrey Khrzhanovskiy

Posted by John Martz, January 06, 2021

What starts off as a boy's innocent Animal Crossing-style bug-hunt takes an unexpected turn, when a captured butterfly grows to an enormous size and the hunter becomes the hunted. After a series of psychedelic visions, and with a fresh take on the merits of captivity, he releases his colourful prisoners back into nature.