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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Le scaphandre et le papillon

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Directed by Julian Schnabel
France, United States, 2007
Biography, Drama

Synopsis

Based on true events, this film tells the story of wealthy magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who after a stroke is left almost entirely paralyzed. Unable to move or speak, he retreats into his mind, but after learning to communicate by blinking his left eye, he begins to tell his story.

Synopsis

Based on true events, this film tells the story of wealthy magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who after a stroke is left almost entirely paralyzed. Unable to move or speak, he retreats into his mind, but after learning to communicate by blinking his left eye, he begins to tell his story.

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The Diving Bell and the ButterflyDirected byJulian Schnabel

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2007 | 2 wins including: Best Director
Academy Awards
2008 | 4 nominations including: Best Achievement in Directing
Independent Spirit Awards
2008 | 2 wins including: Best Director
2008 | 2 nominations including: Best Feature

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