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14 March 1997 (France) See more »
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On December 8, 1995, at the age of 43, Jean-Dominque Bauby, editor-in-chief of ELLE Magazine, suffered from a stroke and fell into a coma... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Jean-Jacques Beineix 
 
Produced by
Jean-Jacques Beineix .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Olivier Maucotel 
 
Sound Department
Thierry Carreau .... sound
 

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"Assigné à résidence" - France (original title)
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Grandeur in the sadness, 25 March 2007
Author: Adrian Bailey (dadge@hotmail.com) from Birmingham, England

One of the best short films I've ever seen. The subject is unique: I don't think anyone else has ever written a book by blinking an eyelid, and Bauby's story is remarkable. And it is fitting that a famous and good director like Beineix set out to chronicle Bauby's last weeks on earth. He takes full advantage of the atmosphere inside and outside the hospital to generate a quite surprising level of intensity. I found the film profoundly moving, and many of the students I showed it to were affected too.

It would be great if it was made more available, but when or how that will happen, I don't know.

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