Movie Trailer for Awakenings (1990) starring Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller directed by Penny Marshall Movie Review

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Trailer for Awakenings

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) finds himself taking a job at a hospital where they take care of patients with conditions which leave them with no hope, as an orderly describes it this is a garden where they water and feed the plants but that it is. But Sayer is a doctor with a restless mind and when he notices that one catatonic patient is able to catch a ball tossed at her it leads him on a quest to get to the bottom of these patient's conditions and hopefully help them to regain some sort of life through an experimental drug. With the agreement of one patient's mother Dr. Sayer starts giving an experimental drug to Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro) and after some trial and error as well as plenty of patience and risk taking he manages to gain some results. But will the outcome really have the pay off which Dr. Sayer hoped for or will there be some thing more surprising. ... Read Review