The Diving Bell and the Butterfly : Jean-Do’s Story Begins

As Bauby begins to narrate his autobiography, his words simultaneously conjure up the past and present of the Naval Hospital in Berck-sur-Mer, including its former tuberculosis patients and the dancer Nijinsky.

Jean-Do’s Story Begins
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"Jean-Do’s Story Begins" in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. Directed by Julian Schnabel, Pathé Renn Productions, 2007, Kinolab,

Contributor: Allison Cooper