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1A Level Film Studies - Focus Film FactsheetLe Scaphandre et le Papillon/ The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Schnabel. 2007 France)Component 2: Global Filmmaking Perspectives (AL)Component 2: European Film (AS)Core Study Areas:Key Elements of Film FormMeaning & ResponseThe Contexts of FilmRationale for study• A beautiful and heart-wrenching film about the remarkable, true, story of a Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a massive stroke and ‘locked-in syndrome’ yet manages to write a book about his situation. The film positions us, largely, within the mind of Bauby as he alternates between reality, memory and fantasy. The film received huge acclaim from critics and won many awards for its breathtaking use of visuals and powerful performances. It is a tragic and, at times, comic tale which students will love exploring the unique aesthetic style of.STARTING POINTS - Useful Sequences and timings/links• The fantasy sequence Jean- Do talks about his paralysis. 00:40-00:44• The Fathers’ day sequ...