Thursday, October 21, 2010

Friday Film Screening October 22, '10 at 9:30 pm

The Sea Inside (2004)

Directors : Alejandro Amenábar
Language: Spanish
Run Time: 125 min

Venue: IDC Auditorium
Time: 9:30 P.M.


This is based on life story of Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. Film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gift of his love, these two women are inspired to accomplish things they never previously thought possible. Despite his wish to die, Ramón taught everyone he encountered the meaning, value and preciousness of life. Though he could not move himself, he had an uncanny ability to move others.


New York Daily News:
"Based on a true story, the movie has abundant humor and uplift - but it's a heartbreaker of extraordinary dimension."

USA Today:
"A monumentally moving experience, from the powerful acting by Javier Bardem to the evocative music, composed by the director, Alejandro Amenábar."

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