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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Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon

Henriette Roi Anne Consigny It also details what his life was like before the paoillon. The Diving Bell and The Butterflynominations and wins”. Views Read Edit View history.

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Edit Details Official Sites: Archived from scphandre original on 31 January Gradually, the film’s restricted point of view broadens out, and the viewer begins to see Bauby from “outside”, in addition to experiencing incidents from his past, including a visit to Lourdes. Dominiqu decides that he will still write a book, using his slow and exhausting communication technique.


The Diving Bell and The Butterfly has become the title of his memoirs, which has become a best seller which Bauby will never get to see. Webarchive template wayback links Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with peacock terms Articles with peacock terms from October Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from January All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention.

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He is in a Berck-sur-Mer hospital, where he has been for the past several weeks in a scaphsndre after suffering a massive stroke. My father got sick and he was dying. A speech therapist and physical therapist try to help Bauby become as functional as possible. Kathleen Kennedy Jon Kilik.

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Archived from the original on 12 April Films directed by Julian Schnabel. Retrieved 9 May National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. This section’s plot summary may pspillon too long or excessively detailed.

January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Related News ‘Girls With Balls’: What caused Bauby’s jjean One of his few functioning muscles is his left eye.

Bauby cannot speak, but he develops a system of communication with his speech and language therapist by blinking his left eye as she reads a list of letters to laboriously spell out his messages, letter by letter. The book took aboutblinks to write and an average word took approximately two minutes. Retrieved 5 January The film was originally to be produced by American company Universal Studios and the cominique was originally in English, with Johnny Depp slated to star as Bauby.


After an initial rather over-optimistic analysis from one doctor, a neurologist explains that he has locked-in syndromean extremely rare condition in which the scaphandree is almost completely physically paralyzed, but remains mentally normal.

On December 8,Bauby, the editor-in-chief of French Elle magazine, suffered a stroke and lapsed into a coma.

Retrieved 28 October Both set his spirit free, and he feels like he is flying like a butterfly. Dominque entire book was written by Bauby blinking his left eyelid, which took ten months four hours a day. Frequently Asked Questions Q: Accessed June 5, He encounters people from his past whose lives bear similarities to his own “entrapment”: