Tuesday, December 4, 2007


Acclaimed filmmaker Julian Schnabel directs “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”, based on the painstakingly poignant autobiography of charismatic French ELLE magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who at 43 is left completely paralyzed by a destructive stroke and left with only a blinking eye for communication. Told almost entirely through his eye’s perspective, the film follows Bauby as he learns to conquer his condition with a still-intact and flourishing imagination and spirit of the mind.

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