Sunday, September 20, 2009
Free film, KFCC, Seoul - "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly", Mon. Sept 21 and Sat Sept 26
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (France).
A beautiful film based on the true story of the former editor of 'Elle' magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby. Bauby suffered a massive stroke one day and remained completely paralysed except for his left eyelid. He refused to give up on life and was able to dictate a whole book by blinking his eyelid for letters of the alphabet.
Note: Language French, subtitles in Korean.
Date: September 21 (Mon) at 7pm, and Sept 26 (Sat.) at 3 p.m.
Year of Production: 2007
Running time: 111 minutes
Director: Julian Schnabel
Venue: The Korea Foundation Cultural Center is open from 10:00 to 21:00 Monday through Saturday (Saturday until 18:00) and closed on Sundays and national holidays. Admission is free. For further information, please contact the KF Cultural Center at 02-2151-6520, 6514. (yes, they speak English)
See website: http://www.kfcenter.or.kr
Location: KFCC, Joong Ang Ilbo newspaper Building, near City Hall, Seoul.
Getting there: Close to City Hall subway. Take Exit 9, walk 5 mins. to Joong Ang Ilbo newspaper Building on your left.