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Still shot from the movie: Awakenings.

Awakenings

Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro) is a middle-aged man who has been in a coma since he contracted encephalitis lethargica as a child. When Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is made responsible for his care, the man of medicine begins experimenting with different options that may help to awaken Leonard (and others suffering from the same malady) from a decades long sleep. This movie is based on a true story.

Overall Grade: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Release Date: 19 Dec 1993
Run Time: 121
MPAA Rating: PG-13

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