Episode 15: Jean-Jacques Beineix’s Locked-In Syndrome (1997) and Julian Schnabel’s The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

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In this episode, I discuss two films about Jean-Dominique Bauby, who was an editor at Elle Magazine in France and suffered a stroke in 1995 at the age of 43. The stroke plunged him into a rare condition known as locked-in syndrome. He wrote his memoir, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, by blinking his left eyelid.

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