U.S. military officer Pinkerton (Richard Troxell) falls for Cio-Cio-San (Ying Huang), a geisha known as "Butterfly," in early 20th-century Japan. Having learned he can wed the teen and then have the union dissolved by simply leaving the country, Pinkerton marries the girl. Despite his callousness, Butterfly falls for Pinkerton, and, after he leaves for America, she gives birth to his child. In this take on Puccini's opera, Butterfly will learn stunning news upon her reunion with Pinkerton.
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