Books on Film #2: Julian Schnabel on The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

  • Books on Film
  • 1h 52m
  • France, United States of America


Julian Schnabel’s adaptation tells the true story of author and French Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who was paralyzed after a stroke at age 43.

Director

Julian Schnabel

Language

French

Bonus Content

31 mins
Q&A: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY

Academy Award–nominated director Julian Schnabel revisits his acclaimed adaptation of Jean-Dominique Bauby’s remarkable memoir, for which Schnabel won the Best Director Award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.