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This association, unjustified and applicable only to certain cases, is what is unfair, unjustifiable, and uncalled-for, stirring the anger of the large group of people with spinal cord injury who, instead of attitudes of defeat, resignation, submission, and giving in, choose attitudes of confrontation, adaptation, self-improvement and rehabilitation, thus fighting for a life of independence and quality.

Some words of criticism from viewers: How do you think I felt when I had to leave the sea to come here, to get some kind of money out of this crappy piece of land, to be with you: As has been said among the associations of people with spinal cord injury, to be the focus of the media, to appear on television or in the newspapers, in order to have a cuuando made about you, you must be prepared to commit suicide.

So, why should he want sam;edro die? However, this explanation might not be appropriate, since there are many people whose unexpected spinal cord injuries took place around that time or even before, and who have chosen paths of adaptation that have led them to high degrees of independence, autonomy, and quality of life. It involves the need for help, cuamdo adaptation, and technical support.

Revista de Medicina y Cine

His world is reduced to his room where he has contact with Julia, his lawyer who suffers from CADASILand with Rosa, a neighbour who tries to convince him of how interesting life might be. This type of accident and its subsequent injury are one of the most frequent causes ciaga unexpected spinal chord injuries related to sports.


The film establishes a parallelism between quadriplegia and euthanasia. Revista de Cine [Internet]. What are 2 metres? Cartas desde el Infierno.

So, all right, and I understand that other quadriplegics might take offence when I say that life like this is not worth it, but I am not judging anyone, am I? Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. It does not deal with the true issues about life and death in depth. It is an apology of euthanasia, since it is about a person who is famon terminally ill.

To sum upthere is little to object to.

His case would rather be the opposite; he manages to establish an extensive, caring and more than considerable network of friends. From the very moment sammpedro finds out that he is never going to be able to walk again, his only aim is to find some loophole in the law that might allow someone to help him to die without being convicted for it.

All of us your slaves! In this respect she comments: It is a successful piece of cinematographic art, with an excellent screenplay and a praiseworthy performance. Am I not a slave too?

Cuando Yo Caiga by Ramón Sampedro

It establishes a moving, but not very thought-provoking, atmosphere, following the typical format of American films, where the caiva seeks emotional involvement of viewers. However, the association between quadriplegia and the desire for euthanasia or a dignified death, an association that is implicit in the film, can neither be generalized about, and nor does it even reach significant levels of frequency among people with high spinal cord injury.

An analysis of the characters in the film is made; both popular and cinematographic reviews of szmpedro are discussed, and the image it conveys of disability is analyzed.

However, at 25, a miscalculated dive from the rocks along the coast of his native Galicia results in a cervical injury after which he is only able to move his head. There are no counterarguments provided by complementary stories of other people daiga live cheerfully despite being quadriplegic; testimonies that, by providing a broader view of the issue, would enrich the development of the line of thought defended by the scriptwriters and the director in the plot.


Well, for me those 2 metres that I need to reach you, to touch you even, are an impossible journey, a chimaera, a dream. I want the best for him; everybody in the household wants the best for him. It is also equally clear that not everyone has the same capacity for adaptation.

The prizes awarded support its cinematographic qualities. The concept of happiness portrayed is materialist and individualist. He refuses to use a wheelchair, seeing it as a symbol of his limited freedom. Spinal cord injury through The Sea Inside: His rejection of resources that might improve the quality of life of people with quadriplegia technical means, suitable environmental means, etc.

Ramón Sampedro

The result is a sensationalist film focused only on its marketability. The judges are portrayed as lacking humanity, with gloomy features and solid arguments that refuse to see his point of view: In short, this film conveys an image that is opposed to what this team struggles to defend: It shows a high cervical spinal cord injury leading to quadriplegia as the consequence of an ill-fated dive.

Julia, the lawyer who wants to support his cause publicly, and Rosa, a neighbour from the village, who, upon learning his story, will try to persuade him that life is worth living. The commercial purpose is unquestionable. In short, people who on a daily basis demonstrate that disability is compatible with happiness.