Watch Awakenings (1990) : Online Movie 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.
|Release Date||:||Dec 19, 1990|
|Production Company||:||Parkes/Lasker productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Casts||:||Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller, Ruth Nelson, Max von Sydow, Anne Meara, Dexter Gordon, George Martin, Alice Drummond|
|Plot Keywords||:||coma, based on novel, experiment, miracle, frustration, hope, based on true story, hospital, illness, woman director, comatose|