Directed by Golden Globe Award Winner Julian Schnabel (Before Night Falls) and written by Academy Award winner Ronald Harwood (The Pianist). The Diving Bell and The Butterfly is the remarkable true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby (Mathieu Amalric), a successful and charismatic editor-in-chief of French Elle, who believes he is living his life to its absolute fullest when a sudden stroke leaves him in a life-altered state. While the physical challenges of Bauby's fate leave him with little hope for the future, he begins to discover how his life's passions, his rich memories and his newfound imagination can help him achieve a life without boundaries.

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3.9 out of 5
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Subtitled drama takes paralyzed man's perspective.

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