The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is a biographical drama film directed by Julian Schnabel and written by Ronald Harwood. Based on Jean-Dominique Bauby’s memoir of the same name, the film old-fashioned deep-sea diving suit with a brass helmet, which is called a scaphandre in French, as in the original title. The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally Le scaphandre et le papillon (original title). Jean-Dominique Bauby, Writer: Le scaphandre et le papillon. French journalist and editor of Elle magazine. In a cerebrovascular accident (stroke)left him.

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Archived from the original on 23 February Archived from the original on 23 October Retrieved 18 December From Wikipedia, the free ,e.

Full Cast and Crew. Archived from the original on 4 November Several key aspects of Bauby’s personal life were fictionalized in the film, most notably his relationships with the mother of his children and his girlfriend.

A woman from the publishing house with which Bauby had the original book contract is brought in to take dictation. He decides that he will still write a book, using his slow and exhausting communication technique.


My father got sick and he was dying. Archived from the original on 15 April Le Docteur Lepage Niels Arestrup Bauby is played by Mathieu Amalric. The film received universal acclaim from critics. Bauby eventually completes his memoir and hears the critics’ responses.

At first, the viewer primarily hears Bauby’s “thoughts” he thinks he is speaking but no one hears himwhich are inaccessible to the other characters who are seen through his one functioning eye. So personally and artistically these things all came together. Archived from the original on 31 January After getting to know her much more better, Jean found his way to survive thru the disabilities: It also details what his life was like before the stroke.

Marie Lopez Jean-Pierre Cassel Retrieved 5 January Retrieved 13 January The film was originally to be baby by American company Universal Studios and the screenplay was originally in English, with Johnny Depp slated to star as Bauby.

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He encounters people from his past whose lives bear domknique to his own “entrapment”: The first third of the film is told from the main character’s, Jean-Dominique Bauby Mathieu Amalricor Jean-Do as his friends call him, first person perspective.

According to the screenwriter, Ronald Harwoodthe choice of Julian Schnabel as director was recommended by Depp. Use the HTML below.

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Retrieved 13 December He describes his body as a diving bell, where death sentence prisoner would wore the diving bell and drowned in the sea. His right eye had to be sewn up due to an irrigation problem. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 1 January Let your imagination set you free.

Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon

A speech therapist and physical therapist try to help Bauby become as functional as possible. Retrieved 2 September Henriette eventually teaches him to communicate using a system where he spells out words: Ld In the movie, Bauby is visited by a friend named Roussin Jean-Paul K in the bookabout whom Bauby feels guilty as his friend was captured and held hostage in Beirut, Lebanon after Bauby gives Roussin his airline seat.

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