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Butterflies Are Free (1972)

Goldie Hawn stars in this light-hearted film as a flighty actress who falls in love with a blind young man (Edward Albert) next door.

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Then she has to deal
with his overprotective mother (Eileen Heckart).

Based on Leonard Gershe’s Broadway play, the film adaptation is somewhat confined, but good acting by the top cast overcomes the drawback.

Hawn is perfectly cast, and Heckart is brilliant as the possessive mother. She won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for the role.

Jill
Goldie Hawn
Don
Edward Albert
Mrs Baker
Eileen Heckart
Ralph 
Paul Michael Glaser
Roy 
Mike Warren

Director
Milton Katselas