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A heartfelt and sensitive drama about the complex relationship between separated parents.

Separated parents Vicky and Stephen must overcome their differences when their son, Max, has increasingly upsetting feelings around gender.  From a young age, Max has identified as a girl but tried suppressing these feelings to earn Stephen’s approval. Stephen returns to the family home when Max’s distress escalates. But will Max find the courage to express his true identity?

This family drama tackles issues around gender dysphoria. You’re guaranteed to be moved by this timely and intimate story premiering on TVNZ 1. 

Watch Butterfly from Wednesday 16th January, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1.

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