Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon) (2007)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Mathieu Amalric Mathieu Amalric
Jean-Do
Marie-Josée Croze Marie-Josée Croze
Henriette Roi
Anne Consigny Anne Consigny
Claude
Patrick Chesnais Patrick Chesnais
Le Docteur Lepage
Niels Arestrup Niels Arestrup
Roussin
Olatz Lopez Garmendia Olatz Lopez Garmendia
Marie Lopez
Jean-Pierre Cassel Jean-Pierre Cassel
Père Lucien et le Vendeur


Written by
Ronald Harwood Ronald Harwood
(screenplay)


Lists

506 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 15 years, 2 months ago 874 comments
380 votes
Famous People vs. the Actors Who Played Them (173 items)
list by propelas
Published 11 years, 3 months ago 65 comments
242 votes
IMDb Top 250 [Official] (252 items)
list by Prelude
Published 3 weeks ago 29 comments
229 votes
It's a private emotion. (235 items)
list by Lexi
Published 14 years, 2 months ago 19 comments
137 votes
Movie Title Screenshots (115 items)
list by daparafuseta
Published 13 years, 11 months ago 8 comments

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Videos

Trailer

642 Views, 3 votes

Added 16 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

8 votes
7 votes
7 votes
7 votes
7 votes

Reviews

A stunning film!

15 years, 10 months ago at Aug 28 10:58
6 votes
"Other than my eye, two things aren't paralysed. My imagination...and my memory. They're the only two ways I can escape from my diving bell." - Jean-Dominique Bauby

Le Scaphandre et le papillon (in English, the title translates to The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) is a masterful, ethereal, beautiful cinematic composition based on the unbearably poignant memoirs of French magazine e... read more

A beautiful moving transition...

15 years, 10 months ago at Aug 28 23:19
4 votes
''I decided to stop pitying myself. Other than my eye, two things aren't paralyzed, my imagination and my memory.''

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

Mathieu Amalric: Jean-Dominique 'Jean-Do' Bauby

Emmanuelle Seigner: Célin... read more

A great movie

13 years, 4 months ago at Jan 29 19:08
4 votes
I know, sometimes, my ratings are rather harsh but after watching more than 5000 movies, it is not very often that I’m truly amazed by something new. And, yet, sometimes, it does happen and, as a result, I keep watching movies after movies hoping to get again this great feelings I got when I was a teenager discovering the classics. Well, this movie was basically one of those extroardinary gems a... read more
View all The Diving Bell and the Butterfly reviews
Description: Forty-three-year-old Elle magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby - Jean-Do to his friends - awakens not knowing where he is. He is in a Berck-sur-Mer hospital, where he has been for the past several weeks in a coma after suffering a massive stroke. Although his cognitive facilities are intact, he quickly learns that he has what is called locked-in syndrome which has resulted in him being almost completely paralyzed, including not being able to speak. One of his few functioning muscles is his left eye. His physical situation and hospitalization uncomfortably bring together the many people in his life, including Céline Desmoulins, ... (more)
Release date: 1 February 2008
Tags: Drama (18), Biography (16), 2007 (15), France (14), 2000s (13), Paralysis (8), Locked In Syndrome (8), Stroke (7), French (6), Hospital (6), Memoir (5), Based On Novel (5), Biopic (4), Based On Book (4), Blink (4), (4), Eye (3), Fantasy Sequence (3), Death Wish (3), Death (2)
My tags: Add tags

Update feed

shotswerefired added this to a list 2 weeks, 5 days ago
shotswerefired posted 23 images [View All] 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Prelude added this to a list 3 weeks ago
IMDb Top 250 [Official] (252 movies items)

"(2007) The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed."


Leviathan added this to a list 8 months ago
Favorite Movies (883 movies items)
Leviathan added this to a list 8 months, 1 week ago
Favorite Movies (883 movies items)
Nusch added this to a list 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Imanshole posted 2 images 11 months, 1 week ago

rewster voted for an image 1 year, 5 months ago

Nusch added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
2007 Films Ranked (58 movies items)
Kankku added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
Watched in 2022 (57 movies items)

"8.1. Toinen katselukerta."


PulpRoman added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
DarthTrino added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
pufred added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
2008- edited in Sweden (67 movies items)
Nusch voted for an image 4 years, 1 month ago

Nusch added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
Watched in 2020 (122 movies items)
crazymetalhead added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
johanlefourbe added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
johanlefourbe added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
1001 Movies ... my own version (2000's) (100 movies items)

" Notes: I know, sometimes, my ratings are rather harsh but after watching so many movies, it is not very often that I’m truly amazed by something new. And, yet, sometimes, it does happen and, as a result, I keep watching movies after movies hoping to get again this great feelings I got when I was a teenager discovering the classics. Well, this movie was basically one of those extroardinary gems and I would go as far as saying that it is one of the very best movies I have seen during the last "


johanlefourbe added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
1001 Movies Chosen By Johanlefourbe (1001 movies items)

" Notes: I know, sometimes, my ratings are rather harsh but after watching so many movies, it is not very often that I’m truly amazed by something new. And, yet, sometimes, it does happen and, as a result, I keep watching movies after movies hoping to get again this great feelings I got when I was a teenager discovering the classics. Well, this movie was basically one of those extroardinary gems and I would go as far as saying that it is one of the very best movies I have seen during the last "


sdepy83 added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
2007 Films Ranked (66 movies items)
sdepy83 voted for an image 4 years, 5 months ago

Riikka added this to a list 4 years, 8 months ago
Movies watched in 2019 (100 movies items)

"28.9."


powerking14 voted for 11 images [View All] 4 years, 10 months ago

Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 11 months ago
perod voted for 5 images 4 years, 11 months ago

perod voted for 6 images [View All] 4 years, 11 months ago

Kandi added this to a list 4 years, 11 months ago
Wheelchair - Movies (44 movies items)

" (2007) Mathieu Amalric and Anne Consigny"


subve added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
Favorite Movies (287 movies items)
moviebuff added this to a list 5 years, 9 months ago
DarthTrino added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
Películas vistas en 2018 (613 movies items)
DarthTrino added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
DarthTrino added this to a list 5 years, 11 months ago
AdeleDazeem added this to a list 6 years ago
muh added this to a list 6 years, 3 months ago
2007-Best to Worst (105 movies items)
MA7AMAD added this to a list 6 years, 4 months ago
YAHEMMI added this to a list 6 years, 5 months ago
My DVD COLLECTION (7267 dvds items)
Georgini voted for 11 images [View All] 6 years, 6 months ago

Jane added this to a list 6 years, 8 months ago
Jane added this to a list 6 years, 8 months ago
Foreign Films I've Seen (56 movies items)

« Prev12 Next »

People who liked this also liked

Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.5
Rating: 8
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 8.7
Rating: 7.7
Rating: 8.2
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 8.2
Rating: 8
Rating: 8.2
Rating: 8.4
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 8
Rating: 8.1