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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Biography

Release Date :

November 30, 2007 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Julian Schnabel

Starring :

Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josee Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Niels Arestrup, Olatz Lopez Garmendia, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Marina Hands, Max von Sydow

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

“..The Diving Bell and the Butterfly traps you inside your worst nightmare, only to bring you to your senses..”
by Wendy R. Weinstein [Film Journal International]
Review rate : A-

“..The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is the most beautiful movie ever made about a man who could only move one eyelid..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
5 of 5

“..deeply moving and genuinely inspiring..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
3.5 of 4

“..a remarkable true story..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 4

“.."The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" arrests us for two hours, reminding us just how superfluous all this buzzing-about can become, in life as in movies..”
by Jan Stuart [Newsday]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Review rate : B-
Reviewed by Eugene Novikov [Film Blather]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]

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