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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) Poster

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Anachronisms 

When Jean-Dominique goes on a boat ride, a 'Speedferries' vessel can be seen in the background. Speedferries started business in 2004, years after the movie was set.
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Character error 

After Bauby's right eye is sewn shut and hidden behind the opaque lens of his glasses, the angled mirror over his bed reveals it to be open and tracking along with the left eye.
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Continuity 

Jean-Dominique shaves his father's mustache, removing the shaving cream. In the next shot, his mustache is covered with shaving cream again. In the following shot, the shaving cream is gone again.
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Spoilers

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Factual errors 

The epilogue states that Jean-Dominique Bauby died 10 days (dix jours) after his book was published. He actually died 2 days (deux jours) afterward.
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