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The sea inside = Mar adentro [videorecording] / Canal+ ; Eurimages ; Eyescreen S.r.l. ; Filmanova ; Himenoptero ; Lucky Red ; Sociedad General de Cine S.A. ; Sogepaq ; Television Espa~nole ; UGC ; producers, Alejandro Amenabar, Fernando Bovaira ; screenplay, Alejandro Amenabar and Mateo Gil ; director, Alejandro Amenabar.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Ramon 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, Ramon 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. Gene is a friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization who introduces Ramon to Julia, a lawyer he hopes will help him persuade the courts to let him end his own life. As Ramon and Julia work together on his case, Ramon finds himself falling in love with his attorney, but Ramon remains convinced that the greatest gift to him would be an end to his life.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC SEA (Text) 33892004539145 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/02/2005 In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780650441
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2005]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: Director commentary; deleted scenes; "A trip to 'The sea inside'": a making-of documentary; storyboards; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; editor, Alejandro Amenabar ; music, Alejandro Amenabar ; costume designer, Sonia Grande ; production designer, Benjamin Ferna~ndez.
Participant or Performer Note:
Javier Bardem, Belen Rueda, Lola Due~nas, Mabel Rivera, Celso Bugallo, Clara Segura, Joan Dalmau, Alberto Jimenez, Tamar Novas.
Summary, etc.:
Ramon 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, Ramon 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. Gene is a friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization who introduces Ramon to Julia, a lawyer he hopes will help him persuade the courts to let him end his own life. As Ramon and Julia work together on his case, Ramon finds himself falling in love with his attorney, but Ramon remains convinced that the greatest gift to him would be an end to his life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense depiction of mature thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, stereo.
Language Note:
In Spanish with English or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA: 2005, Oscar - Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (Spain).
Subject: Sampedro, Ramón, 1943-1998 > Drama.
Quadriplegics > Spain > Drama.
Eutanasia > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Melodrama > Feature.
Family > Feature.

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