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Le Scaphandre et le papillon
Directed by:
Julian Schnabel

Starring Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais and Niels Arestrup, "Le Scaphandre et le papillon" (also known as "Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The", "Scaphandre et le papillon, Le", "Scafandro e la farfalla, Lo") is a Biography/Drama film directed by Julian Schnabel, and written by Jean-Dominique Bauby (novel "Le scaphandre et le papillon"), released on August 31 of 2007 in the USA.

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Who is the director of "Le Scaphandre et le papillon":

Le Scaphandre et le papillon was directed by Julian Schnabel, an American director, writer, composer, and producer.

Before making Le Scaphandre et le papillon, Julian Schnabel had directed Before Night Falls, released in 2000, Basquiat (1996). Since, he directed Miral, released in 2010.

When was "Le Scaphandre et le papillon" released:

Le Scaphandre et le papillon was first released on Friday, August 31, 2007, in the United States. Also released on this day were Jellyfish (dir. Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret), Brick Lane (dir. Sarah Gavron), Halloween (dir. Rob Zombie), and Death Sentence (dir. James Wan). This was twelve (12) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, October 21, 2007 in the United Kingdom; Tuesday, September 11, 2007 in Canada; Tuesday, May 22, 2007 in France; Thursday, March 27, 2008 in Germany; Friday, February 08, 2008 in Italy; Friday, January 04, 2008 in Spain; Wednesday, December 26, 2007 in Australia and on October, 2007 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Le Scaphandre et le papillon":

At the casting of Le Scaphandre et le papillon we find Mathieu Amalric, previously seen in Heartbeat Detector (2007) and Marie Antoinette (2006); Emmanuelle Seigner (Four Last Songs (2006), Backstage (2005)); Marie-Josée Croze (Jacquou le croquant (2007), Ne le dis à personne (2006)) [ more... ]

  • Marina Hands and Marie-Josée Croze also appeared together in Ne le dis à personne, released in 2006.
  • Patrick Chesnais and Niels Arestrup can both be seen in You Will Be My Son, released in 2011.

What is the Storyline of "Le Scaphandre et le papillon":

The first third of the film is told from the main character's, Bauby (Mathieu Amalric), or Jean-Do as his friends call him, first person perspective. The film opens as Bauby wakes from his three-week coma in a hospital in Berck-sur-Mer, France. After an initial rather over-optimistic analysis from one doctor, a neurologist explains that he has locked-in syndrome, an extremely rare condition in which the patient is almost completely physically paralyzed, but remains mentally normal. At first, the viewer [...]

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