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Mar Adentro (3-Sep-2004)

Director: Alejandro Amenábar

Writers: Alejandro Amenábar; Mateo Gil

Keywords: Drama, Disability, Biography

Biographical drama chronicles quadriplegic Ramon Sampedro's multi-decade campaign for the right to die with dignity.

Javier Bardem is Ramon Sampedro, a fisherman rendered a quadriplegic following a diving accident who embarked on a twenty-eight year campaign for the right to legally "die with dignity". Ramon's relationships with sympathetic lawyer Julia and anti-euthanasia Rosa impact his life in a number of profound ways as he trudges onward with his battle. Won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film; nominated for Best Makeup.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Javier Bardem
1-Mar-1969   Before Night Falls


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