Awakenings

There is no such thing as a simple miracle.

Awakenings (1990)

Drama

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.

Director: Penny Marshall
Writer: Steven Zaillian

Release Date: 1990-12-04
Status: Released
Run time: 120 min / 2:0
Revenue: $52,096,475
Production Company : Parkes/Lasker productions
Production Country: United States of America

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Robert De Niro
Leonard Lowe
Robin Williams
Dr. Malcolm Sayer
John Heard
Dr. Kaufman
Julie Kavner
Eleanor Costello
Penelope Ann Miller
Paula
Ruth Nelson
Mrs. Lowe
Max von Sydow
Dr. Peter Ingham
Anne Meara
Miriam
Dexter Gordon
Rolando
George Martin
Frank
Alice Drummond
Lucy Fishman
Richard Libertini
Sidney
Laura Esterman
Lolly
Barton Heyman
Bert
Judith Malina
Rose
Mary Alice
Nurse Margaret
Keith Diamond
Anthony
Bradley Whitford
Dr. Tyler
John Christopher Jones
Dr. Sullivan
Mary Catherine Wright
Nurse Beth
Jayne Haynes
Frances
Le Clanché du Rand
Magda
Yusef Bulos
Joseph
Steven Randazzo
Luis
Gloria Harper
Dottie
Gwyllum Evans
Desmond
Steve Vinovich
Ray
Tiger Haynes
Janitor
Harvey Miller
Hospital Director
Tanya Berezin
Psychiatrist
Peter Stormare
Neurochemist
Shane Fistell
Man in Hall
Waheedah Ahmad
Hysterical Woman
Charles Keating
Mr. Kean
Christina Huertes
Christina
Linda Burns
Fishsticks
Judy Jacksina
Hospital Receptionist
Gary Tacon
George, Security Guard
Rico Elias
Orderly #1
Mel Gorham
Nurse Sara
Chris Carolan
EEG Technician
Debra Kovner-Zaks
Cafeteria Nurse
Vin Diesel
Hospital Orderly (Uncredited)

Crew

Directing Penny Marshall Director
Writing Steven Zaillian Screenplay
Production Lawrence Lasker Producer
Production Walter F. Parkes Producer
Camera Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography
Editing Battle Davis Editor
Editing Gerald B. Greenberg Editor
Production Bonnie Timmermann Casting
Art Anton Furst Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Cynthia Flynt Costume Design
Production Elliot Abbott Executive Producer
Production Penny Marshall Executive Producer
Production Arne Schmidt Executive Producer
Art Bill Groom Art Direction
Writing Oliver Sacks Book
Sound Randy Newman Music
Art George DeTitta Jr. Set Decoration
Art Alan E. Muraoka Assistant Art Director
Art Ron Petagna Construction Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up George Potts Assistant Costume Designer
Directing Sheila Paige Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Ilona Herman Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up William A. Farley Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Scott W. Farley Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Bernadette Mazur Makeup Artist
Production Amy Lemisch Associate Producer
Production Timothy M. Bourne Unit Production Manager
Directing Tony Gittelson First Assistant Director
Directing Glen Trotiner Second Assistant Director
Editing Jere Huggins Additional Editing
Art Sarah Knowles Art Department Assistant
Art Lynn Nigro Art Department Assistant
Editing Kathryn Camp First Assistant Editor
Editing Debbie Goldsmith Assistant Editor
Editing Suzanne Pillsbury Assistant Editor
Sound Jerry Ross Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Bob Newlan Sound Editor
Sound Hamilton Sterling Sound Editor
Sound Hugo Weng Sound Editor
Sound John Morris Sound Editor
Sound Michele Perrone Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Michelle Pleis Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Linda Yeaney Assistant Sound Editor
Sound James Flamberg Music Editor
Sound Laura Perlman Music Editor
Sound Les Lazarowitz Production Sound Mixer
Sound Gary C. Bourgeois Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Matthew Iadarola Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Linda Murphy Boom Operator
Camera Tom Priestley Jr. Camera Operator
Art Gerald DeTitta Leadman
Crew Michael Bedard Cableman
Costume & Make-Up Ilona Herman Makeup Artist
Lighting Richard Quinlan Chief Lighting Technician
Production Margaret Mitchell Production Accountant
Production Richard Baratta Location Manager
Art Robert Griffon Jr. Property Master
Crew Michael Hyde Transportation Captain
Sound Beth Bergeron Supervising ADR Editor
Sound Joe Dorn ADR Editor
Sound David Williams Foley Editor
Sound Mark Pappas Foley Editor
Crew Larry Kaplan Unit Publicist
Camera Louis Goldman Still Photographer
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Crew Patricia Birch Thanks
Crew Ed. Weinberger Thanks
Crew Yakov Sklyansky Thanks
Crew Jack Winter Thanks
Crew Carrie Fisher Thanks
Crew Tracy Reiner Thanks

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