Son of Monarchs Movie

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A semi-autobiographical film.

Who's Involved:

Tenoch Huerta, Electra Avellan, Paulina Gaitan, Alexia Rasmussen, Juan Ugarte, Noé Hernández, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Angélica Aragón, Alexis Gambis, Kaarlo Isaacs, Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, Ignacio Guadalupe, Patricia Meneses, Angel Adrián Flores, Fernanda Rivera, William Mapother, Angelina Pelaez, Juan Ramón López

Release Date:

Friday, October 15, 2021 (Limited)
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (HBO Max)

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Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

After the death of his grandmother, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown nestled in the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoac√°n after many years. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his new hybrid identity, launching him on a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.

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Who stars in Son of Monarchs: Cast List

"The Forever Purge" , "Madres"  

"Sin Nombre" , "Nomads"  

"Creative Control"  







"Sin Nombre" , "Trade"  

"Machete Kills" , "Hidden in the Woods"  


Who's making Son of Monarchs: Crew List

A look at the Son of Monarchs behind-the-scenes crew and production team.



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Production: What we know about Son of Monarchs?

Key Facts

  1. Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Alfred P. Sloan prize.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2021: The film was in Completed status.

Son of Monarchs Release Date: When was the film released?

Son of Monarchs was released in 2021 on Friday, October 15, 2021 (Limited release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including The Last Duel, Halloween Kills and Monster Family 2: Nobody is Perfect.

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

December 2021

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