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Lorenzo's Oil 1992

  • George Miller
  • December 30, 1992
  • 135 mins
  • English
  • Drama
Some people make their own miracles.
Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare incurable degenerative brain disorder. Frustrated at the failings of doctors and medicine in this area, the Odones begin to educate themselves


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It's impossible not to be moved by the story of this little great warrior and persistent struggle by parents who did everything to see significant improvement in your child, to challenge the scientific community of the time. Especially the father of Lorenzo, who did not give up until you find a treatment for your child and remained strong despite all what happened. Simply one of the best movies based on real events.

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