Let your imagination set you free
Mathiew Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Max von Sydow
|Screenplay||Ronald Harwood, from the memoir by Jean-Dominique Bauby|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, DTS|
|Produced by||Pathé Renn Productions, France 3 Cineéma, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, C.R.R.A.V. Nord Pas de Calais, Région Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Canal+, Ciné Cineémas, Banque Populaire Images 7|
|Language||Isolated and discrete|
|Nudity||Isolated, brief and non-sexual|
|Comments||Complex and mature theme.|
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|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Helen Herimbi Life-affirming tale a testament to the human spirit.
Kenneth Turan Clever script and great acting make Bell a winner.
Rebekah Kendal There are few films that are truly awe-inspiring. This is one of them.
Jean Barker A beautiful adaptation of a true story that leaves you desperate to live every moment to the fullest.
Anna Smith One of those it-could-happen-to-you dramas, it'll get you pondering on life, death and illness but leave you with a wry, tearful smile and a determination to live life to the full.
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Jason Anderson Vivid, moving though somewhat overbearing
James Berardinelli Do not be dissuaded by the subject matter. This is a special motion picture that achieves its higher agenda of doing much more than idly plucking at a few heartstrings.
Peter Travers Here's a remarkable true story that comes to the screen with an exhilarating disregard for conventional rules.
A good and ultimately uplifting offering that, when considering the subject matter, is something of an accomplishment in itself.
Tomatometer Breathtaking visuals and dynamic performances make this a powerful biopic.
What the People say
6157 Netizens One of the best films I've seen for a while
Average .. 84%