Lorenzo's Oil Poster

Release Date: December 30th, 1992

DVD Release Date: April 6th, 2004

PG-13|2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
True-life drama of a father and mother who battled against the odds to save their son's life. Augusto and Michaela Odone are dealt a cruel blow by fate: five-year-old Lorenzo is diagnosed with a rare and incurable disease, but the Odones' persistence and faith leads to the cure which saves their boy and re-writes medical history.

Cast: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite, Gerry Bamman, Margo Martindale, James Rebhorn, Ann Hearn

Director: George Miller

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Doctor, Mother, Quest, Emotional, Father, 1980s, Son, Inspiring, Hospital, 1990s


Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)