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Awakenings

-121 minutes-

Based on Oliver Sacks's 1973 memoir of the same title. It's the story of Malcolm Sayer, who, in 1969, discovered beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa. He administered it to catatonic patients who survived the 1917–28 epidemic of encephalitis lethargica. Leonard Lowe and the rest of the patients were awakened after decades and have to deal with a new life in a new time. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards. Directed by Penny Marshall. Music by Randy Newman.

Starring: Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Robert De Niro


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