The Sea Inside (Mar Adentro) (The Sea Within) Reviews

May 13, 2009
November 1, 2007
Can a movie be too well made for its own good? Stylish and painterly, with moments of great lyricism, it flies over the Spanish countryside to the sea...the film does everything in its power to escape the claustrophobia inherent in the story.
February 27, 2007
March 4, 2005
Bardem is simply astounding as Sampedro.
March 4, 2005
If ever there was a film that deserved to get the proverbial bump from Oscar, this is it. Rarely has any film so focused on death felt so vibrantly alive.
February 17, 2005
For whatever reason, it's an injustice that Bardem was not nominated for best actor.
April 27, 2013
[VIDEO ESSAY] Alejandro Amenbar's seamless depiction of Ramn Sampedro's battle for his own sense of integrity arrives in refreshing cinematic terms.
January 1, 2011
Fascinating story too complex for young viewers.
November 19, 2008
It's a good movie. It's just not a movie for which I can work up much personal enthusiasm.
June 21, 2007
The performances are heartbreaking, the story both tragic and uplifting - Amenabar has crafted yet another movie that's sure to please many.