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Based on 38 Reviews
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film, quite rightly, is a tour de force for Bardem. show more

  • 75
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    It's moving, romantic, dreamlike, flawlessly acted and so engaging as to make you forget about euthanasia before it jolts you back into recognition. show more

  • 100
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A monumentally moving experience, from the powerful acting by Javier Bardem to the evocative music, composed by the director, Alejandro Amenábar. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Has its share of contrivances, some more successful than others, but center stage is occupied by truth, and austere beauty. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    For the most part, the film stays steady-on, celebrating one man's crusade - and one family's heartbreak. show more

  • 100
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Based on a true story, the movie has abundant humor and uplift - but it's a heartbreaker of extraordinary dimension. show more

  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The result is a film both poetic and profound. show more

  • 100
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    The Sea Inside brings us outside and inside ourselves, and takes us to brave new aesthetic depths. show more

  • 100

    In the way that water can heal and harm, this film balances moments of dreamy spirituality with the salty harshness of family disputes. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    The Sea Inside is uplifting. This is a movie that may cause viewers to both laugh and cry. show more

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