1990 . Drama . 2h 0m
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.
Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller
Oliver Sacks (book), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
04 Dec 1990
1 month ago
So interesting - sad - beautiful. I cried a lot. This movie really speaks to my heart. Amazing actors.