Mar adentro

Mar adentro

The sea inside

DVD - 2005 | Spanish
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Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and pointless and wishes to die with what remains of his dignity. Gené is a friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization who introduces Ramón to Julia, a lawyer he hopes will help him persuade the courts to let him end his own life. As Ramón and Julia work together on his case, Ramón finds himself falling in love with his attorney, but Ramón remains convinced that the greatest gift to him would be an end to his life
Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005]
ISBN: 9780780650442
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Sea inside
Other Standard Identifier: 794043784026


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Sep 11, 2018

I didn't enjoy that .

Jun 19, 2015

Enigmatic movie about life/death - and choice.

Despite theme, not depressing, The flying scenes are particularly enjoyable.

Jan 05, 2015

This is an excellent movie. For the subject matter it isn’t a depressing movie and it’s done very well. Way better than the diving bell and the butterfly. Worth the watch.

Oct 14, 2014

Beautiful movie. I've watched it over and over. The scene where he leaves through the window is breathtaking, I had to purchase the soundtrack because of that scene. The music will give you chills.

Quimeras May 31, 2013

Basada en una historia real, “Mar Adentro” es un argumento racional, sincero y sumamente personal a favor de la eutanasia. Creo que es una película importante, la cual todo el mundo debería ver.

Mar 19, 2013

Excellent view of one man's struggle to maintain his independance and free will.

Jul 05, 2012

excelente movie cuando las personas estan paraliticas y desean que alguien los mate,

May 09, 2012

Five stars justly deserved. Based on a true story 'the SEA INSIDE' delivers the best cinema you are likely to see. Life, it is said, flashes past you as you face drowning at 20 years of age. If Ramon's next 28 years are spent as a quadraplegic, how can he face this quasi life without feeling? Watch "mar ADENTO" and be swept away.
Is it sad? No, not at all.

smc01 Apr 10, 2012

This is an amazing, inspiring story. So well acted with compassion and tenderness. Javier Bardem's performance is powerful and understated. The love for his character from his family, and everyone who helps him in his quest to die is so well expressed. This film won an academy award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2004. In Spanish with subtitles.

Feb 11, 2012

One of the best screenplays in the history of cinema. Lots of layers of meaning that hold up to multiple viewings.

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