La Lengua de Las Mariposas

La Lengua de Las Mariposas

(Butterfly)

1999
94 minutes
R

DVD includes Spanish and French language tracks and English subtitles.

Spanish Lesson Plan

Discover the captivating and poignant story of "La Lengua de las Mariposas" (Butterfly) with our comprehensive lesson plan. This film beautifully portrays the life of Moncho, a young boy growing up in a small Spanish town. As Moncho starts school, he is timid and fearful, but under the nurturing guidance of his kind teacher, Don Gregorio, he begins to see a world of possibilities. However, as civil war sweeps across the country, Moncho's family and community are forced to confront difficult choices between freedom and persecution. Through this film, students will explore themes of education, mentorship, political upheaval, and the impact of war on communities.

"La Lengua de las Mariposas" is a heartwarming tale about a young boy growing up in a small Spanish town. Moncho is timid and fearful as he starts school for the first time. But with the nurturing guidance of his kind and devoted teacher, Don Gregorio, a world of possibilities begins to open up for young Moncho. As the school year comes to a close, however, civil war begins sweeping across the country, forcing the boy's family and community to choose between the fight for freedom and the threat of persecution. Integrating this film into your Spanish curriculum not only helps students develop language skills but also inspires empathy and a deeper understanding of important social issues. This lesson plan is designed to make learning Spanish an engaging and impactful experience. Explore our comprehensive film-based lesson plans and transform your language classes today! IMDB

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Director: José Luis Cuerda

Cast: Manuel Lozano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Uxía Blanco

Audio: DVD includes Spanish and French language tracks and English subtitles.

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