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Awakenings

PG-13 121min.
 
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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. Read More
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Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Leonard Lowe
Eleanor Costello
Mrs. Lowe
Dr. Kaufman
Hospital Director
EEG Technician
Patient, 5th Ward
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July 31, 2008
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WIlliams plays roles in slapstick and humor,but this is a more serious challenge for him; As Dr. Sayer,he plays someone willing to help his patients enjoy a healthier life.DiNiro plays Leonard Lowe,who is desperate for a way to stop his shaking all over;WhenSayer tries various formulas and changes to the patients' medication,he notices things don't go right.I enjoy this film, because it portrays

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