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Awakenings

Author: Robin WilliamsRobert De NiroMax von SydowPenny MarshallLawrence LaskerAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Oliver W Sacks; Oliver W Sacks
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Williams; Robert De Niro; Max von Sydow; Penny Marshall; Lawrence Lasker; Walter F Parkes; Oliver W Sacks; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm); Columbia Pictures.
ISBN: 0800177363 9780800177362
OCLC Number: 826880229
Language Note: English, Spanish and French language tracks with Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: LOCATED AT CIRCULATION DESK - PLEASE ASK FOR ASSISTANCE.
Based upon the book by Oliver Sacks.
"Based on a true story"--container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Credits: Edited by Jerry Greenberg, Battle Davis ; executive producers, Penny Marshall, Arne Schmidt, Elliot Abbott ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker ; directed by Penny Marshall.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller, Ruth Nelson, and Max Von Sydow.
Target Audience: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (121 min) : digital sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital ;Region 1.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents ; a Lasker/Parkes production ; a Penny Marshall film.

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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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