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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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Release Date: November 30, 2007 (NY, LA)
Studio: Miramax Films
Director: Julian Schnabel
Screenwriter: Ronald Harwood
Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Max von Sydow
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for nudity, sexual content and some language)
Official Website: Not Available
Review: 9.5/10 rating
DVD Review: 7/10 rating
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Plot Summary: "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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