The Sea Inside (Mar Adentro)

The Sea Inside (Mar Adentro)

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Average of 642 ratings: 3.7 Stars

2004 M Contains adult themes.

Academy Award Winner! Best Foreign Language Film. Directed by Alejandro Amenabar (The Other's) and starring Oscar nominee Javier Bardem (Before Night Falls). Based on the profoundly moving true story that captured the world's attention. The Sea Inside is based on the life of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro (Bardem), who fought a 30 year campaign to win the right to end his life in dignity. The story also explores Ramon's relationships with two women and his ability to inspire them through his gift of love.

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125 minutes

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Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0, Catalan Dolby Digital 2.0, Galician Dolby Digital 2.0

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4 by Hylton

This movie started slowly but soon had my full attention. The story is poignant, the main performance is mesmerizing and the supporting cast are entirely believable. Very emotive. Don't miss this one.

5 by hoagy

A poignant and beautiful story. This movie, while dealing with some very important issues and the meaning of things, still manages to uplift us with humour and love. The main characters are very real... Read more

4 by alphonzo

Handles a very delicate and emotive subject very, very well - without taking sides, or resorting to melodramatic histrionics. The main actor fulla does a superb job. Serious, and even though it is... Read more

4.5 by OrangePeko

A clear and brave portrayal of the choice one man wants for himself. Excellent performances.

4 by movieholic

This movie certainly brings reality to a very controversial subject. To be so absolutely powerless to physically carry out a choice you have made.

4 by raerae53

I found this a powerful and gripping narrative of a difficult topic. It was well acted and absolutely believable. It moves you to the core and causes you to think about how you would act in the same circumstances.. a must see

4.5 by Spud67

Wonderfully written and beautifully acted. Enjoyed it far more than anticipated.

5 by ex coaster

Started slowly. Wow then took off. Had me mesmerized. Very good acting.

3 by Ian

The brave protagonist poses an deep philosophical & ethical conundrum - and all well acted.

3 by TikipungaKid

The movie was well written and acted. It was good as it expressed the freedom of choice very well.