The sea inside (Motion picture : 2004)
In Spanish with English or Spanish subtitles.
1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because of 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 close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón has come to see his life as frustrating and pointless and wishes to die with what remains of his dignity. A friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization 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 remains convinced that the greatest gift would be an end to his life.
Special features: Director commentary; deleted scenes; "A trip to 'The sea inside'": a making-of documentary; storyboards; theatrical trailer. Academy Awards, USA: 2005, Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (Spain).
Digital File Characteristics
video file DVD video region 1
System Details Note
DVD; region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, stereo.
The law in movies DVD collection.
[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2005.
Canal+ ; Eurimages ; Eyescreen S.r.l. ; Filmanova ; Himenóptero ; Lucky Red ; Sociedad General de Cine S.A. ; Sogepaq ; Televisión Españole ; UGC ; producers, Alejandro Amenábar, Fernando Bovaira ; screenplay, Alejandro Amenábar and Mateo Gil ; director, Alejandro Amenábar. Director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; editor, Alejandro Amenábar ; music, Alejandro Amenábar ; costume designer, Sonia Grande ; production designer, Benjamín Fernañdez.
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