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.
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