Release Date: January 7th, 2005
DVD Release Date: May 17th, 2005
PG-13 |2 hr 5 minPlot Summary
Ram√≥n Sampedro (Javier Bardem) is a Spanish ship mechanic and part-time poet who is left a quadriplegic after a diving accident. This film tells the true story of Sampedro's 30-year battle for the legal right to end his own life. He develops close relationships with his long-term lawyer Julia (Bel√©n Rueda) and his friend Rosa (Lola Due√Īas), who tries to convince him that his life is worth living. Despite his situation, Ramon manages to inspire those around him to live life to the fullest.
Director: Alejandro Amen√°bar
Production Co: Sociedad General de Derechos, Sogecine, UGC Images, Lucky Red, Himen√≥ptero
Distributors: Fine Line Features