The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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Release Date:

  • December 25, 2007 - Limited

DVD: April 29, 2008

1h 52m | Drama

Jean-Dominique Bauby was a magazine editor who suffered a stroke in 1995 at the age of 43 and was left completely paralyzed, except for his left eye. However, his affliction did not affect his mind. Bauby blinked out every letter of his memoir to describe the aspects of his interior world.

Director: Julian Schnabel
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Jon Kilik, Kathleen Kennedy
Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Max von Sydow
Writer(s): Ronald Harwood
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