Although he could only movie his left eye, he managed to write a memoir of his condition through a system of blinking to nurses and interpreters.
Interestingly, there is a big Steven Spielberg connection with this film. Not only is it produced by Kathleen Kennedy and shot by Janusz Kaminski (two longtime Spielberg collaborators) but Amalric and Crozee were both in Munich.
The film opens in the UK on February 8th.
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> Find out more at the official London Film Festival site
> Visit the official website for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
> Find out more about the film at the IMDb
> Check out Time Out’s blog of the festvial