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Title Awakenings [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Lasker/Parkes production ; a Penny Marshall film ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker ; directed by Penny Marshall.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [1997]
©1997

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Audio Visual - MPLG-6  DVD AWA    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult DVD - NSLY-11  DVD F AWA    AVAILABLE
 Sandwich PLD DVD - SABB-4  DVD AWA    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL DVD - WLBB-2  DVD AWA    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical surround
digital optical stereo
laser optical, NTSC
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby surround stereo.; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
Based on the book: Awakenings / by Oliver Sacks.
Cast 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.
Credits Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; editors, Jerry Greenberg, Battle Davis ; music, Randy Newman.
Summary Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Language Dialogue in English with optional soundtracks in French and Spanish and optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Postencephalitic Parkinson's disease -- Case studies -- Drama.
Epidemic encephalitis -- Complications -- Case studies -- Drama.
Dopa -- Therapeutic use -- Case studies -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Zaillian, Steven, screen writer.
Parkes, Walter F., producer.
Lasker, Lawrence, producer.
Marshall, Penny, director.
De Niro, Robert, actor.
Williams, Robin, 1951-2014, actor.
Heard, John, 1946- actor.
Kavner, Julie, actor.
Miller, Penelope Ann, actor.
Nelson, Ruth, 1905-1992, actor.
Sydow, Max von, 1929- actor.
Meara, Anne, actor.
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990, actor.
Drummond, Alice, 1929- actor.
Ondíek, Miroslav, 1934-2015 cinematographer.
Newman, Randy, composer.
Greenberg, Gerald B., editor.
Davis, Battle, 1952-1994, editor.
Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015. Awakenings.
Columbia Pictures.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Awakenings (Motion picture)
ISBN 0800177363
9780800177362
Standard No. 043396505698
014381681925
Music No. 50569 Columbia TriStar Home Video
ID6819SPHDVDLIT Image Entertainment

 
    
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