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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007
PG-13

  • Julian Schnabel
  • May 23, 2007
  • 112 mins
  • French
  • Drama
Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.

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The most beautifully depressing movie i've ever cried while watching. Yes, i did say that right.

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Not perfect, but sometimes tragically beautiful.

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What an amazing story. The amount of patience it would require to blink your way through the alphabet is just too much.

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