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The diving bell and the butterfly [videorecording] / Pathé Renn Productions in co-production with France 3 Cinéma in association with Kennedy/Marshall Company and Banque Populaire Images 7 with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné Cinémas ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Jon Kilik ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; directed by Julian Schnabel.

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  • 32 of 32 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
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Rowayton Library DVD DIV (Text to phone) 33625112525964 Adult Foreign Language DVD Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel "Le scaphandre et le papillon" by Jean-Dominique Bauby.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; editor, Juliette Welfling ; music, Paul Cantelon ; costume designer, Olivier Bériot ; production designers, Michel Eric, Laurent Ott.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Niels Arestrup, Olatz López Garmendia, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Marina Hands, Max von Sydow, Isaach De Bankolé.
Summary, etc.:
The French editor of Elle magazine, 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for nudity, sexual content, and some language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
French dialogue, English subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Golden Globes, USA, 2008: Golden Globe - Best Director - Motion Picture (Julian Schnabel) ; Best Foreign Language Film.
Subject: Bauby, Jean-Dominique, 1952-1997 > Drama.
Periodical editors > France > Drama.
Cerebrovascular disease > Patients > France > Drama.
Quadriplegia > France > Drama.
France > Drama.
Genre: Biographical > Feature.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Biographical films.
Motion pictures, French.
Foreign films > France.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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