His world is turned upside down by the arrival of two women: Julia, the lawyer who supports him in his legal struggle to end his life as he sees fit, and Rosa, a woman from the village, who tries to convince him that life is worth living after all. Both women are overwhelmed by Ramon's captivating personality, and are forced to question the principles which have governed their lives thus far.
Ramon knows that only the one who truly loves him will help him undertake his ultimate journey.
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar
Written by: Mateo Gil, Alejandro Amenábar
Produced by: Alejandro Amenábar, Fernando Bovaira
Editing: Alejandro Amenábar
Production Design: Javier Aguirresarobe
Main Cast: Javier Bardem (Ramón Sampedro), Belen Rueda (Julia), Lola Duenas (Rosa)
Nominations and Awards
- European Director 2004
- European Actor 2004
- European Film 2004
- European Screenwriter 2004
- European Cinematographer – Prix Carlo Di Palma 2004
- EFA Feature Film Selection 2004