His mother persuades a renowned entomologist (William Hurt) to take them on a trip to the Costa Rican rain forest to search for the butterfly, leading to an adventure that will transform their lives. And so, their journey begins. A journey of courage, redemption and love. Inspired by a true story, this is a magical film about a courageous young boy and a jaded man who chase a dream, and whose lives are forever changed.
THE EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF A TERMINALLY ILL 10 YEAR OLD BOY, WHOSE DREAM IS TO CATCH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLY ON EARTH, THE MYTHIC & ELUSIVE BLUE MORPHO. HE GOES TO COSTA RICA WITH A RENOWNED ENTOMOLOGIST TO SEARCH FOR THE BUTTERFLY & BOTH OF THEIR LIVES ARE CHANGED FOREVER.