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2,434 Ratings

The Sea Inside

Mar adentro

Directed by Alejandro Amenábar
Spain, Italy, 2004
Biography, Drama


A true story about Spaniard Ramon Sampedro and his thirty year campaign to win euthanasia rights. His cause is charted through his relationships with two women who had significant influence over him; his lawyer and lover.

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The Sea Inside Directed by Alejandro Amenábar

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2004 | 4 wins including: Grand Special Jury Prize

Academy Awards

2005 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

2005 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Makeup

Independent Spirit Awards

2005 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

National Board of Review

2004 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film

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