Awakenings

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Release Date: December 04, 1990 | Parkes/Lasker productions
Summary: 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.
Director: Penny Marshall
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 2 h 00 min

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