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In the Time of the Butterflies (2001)

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The Movie Begins showing pictures and films of the actual victims Of Rafael Trujillo.

During the montage a title card appears that says:

From 1930 until 1961, General Leonidas Trujillo held absolute control of the Dominican Republic.

His secret alliance with the church, aristocrats, intellectuals and the press were the foundation of his dictatorship.

His formula to remain in power was simple: murder anyone who opposed him.

More than 30,000 thousand people were executed during his regime of terror...

The scene shifts to inside of a prison cell where one of his victims, Minerva Mirabal recounts the events of the story.


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