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Awakenings
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PG13,2hrs 1min
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December 20, 1990
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Columbia Pictures
Synopsis: Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission ... Full Synopsis
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Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Leonard Lowe
Eleanor Costello
Mrs. Lowe
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