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Chilean-Spanish film director Alejandro Amenábar’s The Sea Inside – starring Javier Bardem as a real-life Galician ship mechanic left quadriplegic after a diving accident, and his 29-year campaign in support of euthanasia and the right to end his life – won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film at the 77th Academy Awards, as well as the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, and 14 Goya Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Lead Actor, Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Screenplay.

Best Foreign Language Film, The Sea Inside (Mar Adentro), 77th Academy Awards, Won

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