The premise: The editor of French Elle is offered a book deal,
then suffers a massive stroke that leaves him totally paralyzed. He then
goes on to dictate a bestseller from his hospital bed, by blinking his
The brilliant visual artist Julian Schnabels brilliant film based on the
brilliant novel The
Diving Bell and the Butterfly is nothing short of, well,
Its already swept the Golden Globes and Cannes and is set to do the same
at the Oscars, with an impressive four noms.
Deeply moving and cinematically stunning, with a killer soundtrack
(listen for the song sung by Roman Polanskis wife Emmanuelle Seigner,
who is also the films female lead).
The butterflies, we assure you, will be aflutter in your stomach.
View the trailer and hear the song here.