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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le papillon)

Rating:PG-13 (for nudity, sexual content and some language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 25, 2007
Running time:112 minutes
Cast:Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais
Director:Julian Schnabel
Producer:Jim Lemley
Writer:Jean-Dominique Bauby, Ronald Harwood
Distributor:Miramax Films

Description: "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.

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