The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le papillon)
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" is the remarkable true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, a successful and charismatic editor-in-chief of FrenchElle, 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.
Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Marie-Josée Croze
Produced by: Jim Lemley
Directed by: Julian Schnabel
Written by: Ronald Harwood, Jean-Dominique Bauby
Running time: 1hr 52min
Opens: Dec 25, 2007 Limited
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