THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY was honored with an AFI AWARD as one of the most culturally and artistically significant films of 2007 – after having previously received an Audience Award at AFI FEST. According to the official AFI AWARDS rationale, “THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY is a soaring cinematic achievement, one where the transportive nature of film takes us inside the mind of a paralyzed protagonist. Director Julian Schnabel astounds in his fusion of poetry, humor and profound humanity.” THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY was produced by AFI Board of Trustees Chair Kathleen Kennedy and shot by AFI Conservatory alum Janusz Kamiński (AFI Class of 1987).
AFI Movie Club: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY
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