Ramón Arroyo is a man who lives in Bilbao (Basque Country, north to Spain) with his wife Inma working as CEO in an important company with friends and job partners as Mario. But his daily life ends when one day he wakes up to find himself briefly paralyzed, being unable to stand up from the bed. Trying to know what happens, Inma and Ramón go to the hospital, where the revelation couldn't be worse: Ramón is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a muscular degeneration that progressively will stop any movement of his body, leaving him in a wheelchair the rest of his life. Starting a treatment in the hospital to minimize the symptoms, where he meets other patients with a more advanced state of the disease, Inma has her own troubles due her father Manolo, who has tried commit suicide in his country house where he lives alone after the death of his wife and Inma's mother. Moving Manolo to the city to live with them, things complicate by the so much bad relation between Ramón and Manolo, ...Written by
Real life stories are not everyones cup of tea. Then again, when it comes to something like that you have to be a far greater cynic than I am, not to want to watch it. It's a story about overcoming obstacles or at least trying. To paraphrase Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent "do it or die trying". It's a bit of an exaggeration of course, but it boils down to, if you really want something, go for it and do everything too achieve that goal.
So you could call this inspirational, no matter the outcome, because not the finish line is what is worth all the trouble, but the way leading up to it. No matter if it is the whole thing, or just parts of it. Just the fact you pursue it, should be satisfaction in itself. So if that sounds like something you can get behind with, than the movie is worth watching too ...
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