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Awakenings 1990

  • Penny Marshall
  • January 11, 1991
  • 120 mins
  • English
  • Drama
There is no such thing as a simple miracle.
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.


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