Awakenings (1990)

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for Sayer too, as the exuberant patient reveals life's simple but unutterably sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor.

Directing:
  • Penny Marshall
Writing:
  • Steven Zaillian
  • Oliver Sacks
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Release Date: 1990-12-04
  • Views: 8
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 120
  • Revenue: $52,096,475
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